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1Lt Herschel H Mattes

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1Lt Herschel H Mattes

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Mar 1944 (aged 22)
Lazio, Italy
Burial Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
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Memorial ID 56365217 View Source
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The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Army Air Forces 1st Lieutenant Herschel H. Mattes, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 29, 2019.
In early 1944, 1Lt Mattes was a pilot, assigned to the 525th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 86th Fighter-Bomber Group. On March 6, 1944, his aircraft crashed approximately 2.5 miles from Lake Bracciano, Italy. Prior to the crash, his aircraft was struck by small arms or machine gun fire. His remains could not be recovered following the crash.


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1 LT 525 SQ 86 BOMBER GP PA

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Entered the service from Pennsylvania.

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  • Maintained by: blazen36
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56365217
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56365217/herschel-h-mattes : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Herschel H Mattes (23 May 1921–6 Mar 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56365217, citing Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy ; Maintained by blazen36 (contributor 49893165) .