SSgt Elmer P Christensen

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Oct 1944 (aged 33)
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 28 Grave 20
Memorial ID 56653707 · View Source
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Elmer served as a Staff Sergeant on B-24 (#42-51401), 512th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Indiana prior to the war.

Elmer was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down and crashed in Austria during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 6647056


Airmen who perished on B-24 (#42-51401):

Christensen, Elmer P ~ S/Sgt, Indiana
Granger, John F ~ 1st Lt, Michigan
Heaton, Clifford R ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Ohio
Johnson, Melvern E ~ S/Sgt, Turret Gunner, Nebraska
Lentz, Richard T ~ 2nd Lt, Indiana
Purkapile, Edwin E ~ 2nd Lt, Iowa
Robertson, John M ~ Sgt, Maine
Thorpe, Charles P ~ Sgt, New York

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




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