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TSgt Robert P Steffen

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TSgt Robert P Steffen

Birth
Wisconsin, USA
Death 17 May 1943 (aged 26–27)
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot D, Row 37, Grave 4
Memorial ID 56361067 View Source
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Son of Anton and Ida (Zuelke) Steffen

The ship was shot down and fell into the North Sea, off the coast of Haarlem, Holland. The co-pilot 2nd Lt Anthony A. Alaimo was thrown out (safety belt not fastened) and was picked up by a German patrol boat. Of the 6 crewmembers he was the only survivor. The pilot 1st Lt Joseph A. Jones washed ashore on 19 June 1943 near Bergen. Bombardier-navigator 2nd Lt Norris K. Calkins washed ashore on 6 June 1943 near Castricum and was initially buried on 8 June 1943 in the community cemetery Bergen, Holland. The Gunners T/Sgt Marvin L. Harbour and S/Sgt Milton E. Littrell are still missing and commemorated on the Walls of the Missing at Margraten.
Robert ´Bob´was reported missing in action in Holland. He washed ashore on 13 June 1943 near Petten, Holland and was initially buried in Bergen (NH), Holland.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56361067
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56361067/robert-p-steffen : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Robert P Steffen (1916–17 May 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56361067, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .