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SSgt Roland M. Cheyne

SSgt Roland M. Cheyne

Birth
Death 9 Sep 1944
Germany
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 56653680 · View Source
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Tail Gunner - S/Sgt. Roland M. Cheyne KIA
Squadron 847th BS 489th Bomb Group
May have been transferred from 389th Bomb Group 564th BS on or about 12 May 1944.
Service # 36400291
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Pilot Capt. Thomas M. Plese. KIA

Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 8905
Target:Marshaling Yards; Mainz, Germany.
Mission Date:9-Sep-44
Serial Number: #42-50897
Aircraft Model B-24
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Location:lost over Bauscheim, Germany
Cause:
Notes:
This was a Lead Pathfinder B24 with ( Mickey) Radar Equipped 12 man crew.
Mission Pilot - Major William Blum
Radar ( Mickey ) Operator - Lt. Clifford Lafary
Tail Gunner - S/Sgt. Roland M. Cheyne

Description: Replacement Crew 10 APRIL 1944 to 712th Bomb Squadron, 448th Bomb Group: *2nd Lt. Lawrence E. Anderson Copilot O-8060312nd Lt. Richard B. Tustin Bomb. O-814449F/O Lt. Alfred B. Tallman Jr. Nav. T-1575SSgt. Roy E. Herndon 17122516 *SSgt. Joseph E. Holmes 11117911Sgt. Roland M. Cheyne 36400251 *Sgt. John S. Davis 13100224Sgt. John B. Murphy 11036674Sgt. Dale B. Stensrud 17155439 * (*KIA - 09SEPT44)

Lt. Plese Crew
Captain Thomas M. Plese Pilot
1st/Lt. Joseph Risovich
1st/Lt. Clifford R Lafary Mickey
1st/Lt. Joseph Safy Navigator
T/Sgt. Roy E. Herndon
T/Sgt. Roy E. Herndon
S/Sgt. Roland M Cheyne
S/Sgt. Roland M Cheyne
S/Sgt. Dale B. Stensrud






Gravesite Details Entered the service from Michigan.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56653680
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Roland M. Cheyne (unknown–9 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56653680, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .