1Lt Alfred C Folck

Birth
Death 22 Feb 1944 (aged 25)
Germany
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot J Row 26 Grave 3
Memorial ID 56655061 · View Source
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Alfred served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on B-24D #42-72847, 513rd Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Ohio prior to the war.

B-24D #42-72847 took off from San Pancrazio, Italy on a bombing mission over Regensburg, Germany. After the bombing mission was completed B-24J #42-100253, for an unknown reason, crashed into B-24D #42-72847 causing both aircraft to crash in Germany during the war.

Alfred was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-789155

Alfred also has a "Cenotaph" in the Lawrenceville Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Ohio with his parents.

" Click Here " for that record.

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-72847:

Andrews, Ralph H ~ T/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, NH
Folck, Alfred C ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, OH
Herbert, Glendon M ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, IN
Koslow, Walter J, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, NY
Mosher, Warren A ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, RI
O'Brien, David D ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, MA
Ohrt, James B ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, WI
Simpson, Maurice E ~ S/Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, NH

For airmen who perished on B-24J #42-100253 see:

Englen, Robert J ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, IL

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

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Alfred C Folck (25 Aug 1918–22 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56655061, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .