2Lt Harold Newton Sheaffer

2Lt Harold Newton Sheaffer

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Feb 1944 (aged 23–24)
Netherlands
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot D Row 2 Grave 7
Memorial ID 56360839 · View Source
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Son of C. Harold Sheaffer and Esther Kurtz Sheaffer.

Harold, who resided in Newark, Delaware, served as a 2nd Lieutenant and navigator on a B-17 with the 527th Bomber Squadron, 379th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 15, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being employed as a Bookkeeper and also as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" over Holland after a mission over Halberstadt, Germany.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and one month at the time of his death and was decorated with an Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters.

Service # O-739227

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56360839
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Harold Newton Sheaffer (1920–22 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56360839, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .