1Lt Harry Amos Daywalt Jr.

1Lt Harry Amos Daywalt Jr.

Birth
Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Death 22 Dec 1943 (aged 27)
At Sea
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot B, Row 4, Grave 14
Memorial ID 56298067 · View Source
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KIA (Killed In Action) World War II

DAYWALT, Harry A Jr
Service Number: 0-796325
Born: 1916, Seneca County, Ohio
Hometown: Seneca County, Ohio
Family: Harry A. Daywalt (father),
Anna (Bowman) Daywalt (mother)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Regiment: -
Batallion: -
Division-Transport: -
Company-Squadron: 409th Bomber Squadron
Unit-Group: 93rd Bomber Group
Plane Data: Serielnumber: 42-40974
Type: B-24D, Destination: Osnabruck, Germany
MACR: 2192
Date of Death: December 22, 1943
Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster,
Purple Heart
Grave Number: Plot B, Row 4, Grave 14
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten

Other Information:
When last sighted by reporting crews, A/C 974 Lt. Daywalt was in the vicinity of 5238N-0620E. At this point the group ran into intense flak and concentrated enemy fighter attacks. To avoid the flak the lead A/C took violent evasive action which scattered the formation. In the confusion and subsequent reforming into various groups, the where abouts of this missing A/C remains.

(Source Information: www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov)

(www.93bg.com/rollhonor.html) Roll Of Honor,
93rd Bombardment Group, H
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UP) — The War Department announced today the names of U. S. soldiers missing in action. The announcement includes casualties in the Asiatic, central Pacific, European and Mediterranean areas. European — 1st Lt. Harry A. Daywalt, mother, Mrs. Harry A. Daywalt, 18 Noble-st, Tiffin; 1st Lt. Paul J. Lambert, brother, Ray B. Lambert, 115 Elm-st, Port Clinton; Staff Sgt. Oren W. Pfahler, father, Jacob C. Pafhler, Rt. 1, Tiro. COLUMBUS.

Newspaper: The Sandusky Register › 1944 › January › 24 January 1944 › Page 1
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1/2 Siblings:
Mother of the following siblings:
Diamond Estella (O'Brien) Daywalt
(1st Wife of Harry A. Daywalt, Sr.)
Decelle Daywalt (Born About 1896)
Hazel Daywalt (Born About 1897)
Robert Daywalt 1900-1966
Dorothy Daywalt (Born About 1905)
Lawrence K Daywalt 1908-1971

1/2 Siblings:
Mother of the following siblings:
Anna Marie (Bowman) Joly
(1st Marriage to Louis
Charles Joly, Jr. 1881-1939,
divorced in 1913)
(2nd Wife of Harry A. Daywalt, Sr.)
Anthony Josephy Joly 1906-1940
Mildred Joly About: 1912-

Sibling:
Mother of the following sibling:
Anna Marie (Bowman) Daywalt
(2nd Marriage to Harry A. Daywalt, Sr.)
Annabelle LaFern (Daywalt) Ryon (1920-2012)



Inscription

HARRY A DAYWALT JR
1LT 409 BOMB SQ 93 BOMB GP (H)
OHIO DEC 22 1943

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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56298067
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Harry Amos Daywalt Jr. (10 Nov 1916–22 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56298067, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by TLC (contributor 47186376) .