TSgt Maurice R Kerman

TSgt Maurice R Kerman

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 11 Nov 1944 (aged 28–29)
At Sea
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
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Memorial ID 56310815 · View Source
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Brother of Mrs. Lucille K. Pevan who resided in Chicago, Illinois.

Maurice served as a Technical Sergeant & Radio Operator on B-24J "Mary Ellen" #42-50960, 515th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Cook County, Illinois prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 6, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a industry clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

B-24J #42-50960 took off from San Pancrazio Airfield, Italy on a bombing mission over Mezzocorona, ItaIy. Due to cloudy weather it is unknown what exactly happened to this B-24 and it is believed that they crashed in the Adriatic Sea during the war.

Maurice was declared "Missing In Action" on his mission.

His remains were not recovered.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 36328649

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Airmen who perished on B-24J #42-50960:

Constandy, Peter C ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, CT
Daoust, Lucien ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NY
Dever, William P, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY
Dixon, George E ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, PA
Johnson, Buford T ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, AR
Kerman, Maurice R ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, IL
Mader, Walter W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, PA
Orth, William G ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, NY
Shaw, James L ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, TX
Swift, Otis B ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, OK

The entire crew perished on this mission.

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56310815
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Maurice R Kerman (1915–11 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56310815, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .