SSgt Raymond Schutrum

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SSgt Raymond Schutrum

  • Birth 1911 New York, USA
  • Death 1 Sep 1944 Philippines
  • Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Plot Tablets of the Missing
  • Memorial ID 56753519

Raymond served as a Staff Sergeant & Gunner on B-24J "ole tomato" (#42-100291) in the 33rd Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group "Red Raiders", Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 352 Broadway, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 6, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Filling Station Attendant and also as Single, without dependents.

Raymond was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 was hit by Anti-Aircraft fire over Matina airstrip on Mindanao, Philippine Islands, and exploded in mid-air during the war. He was awarded a Soldier's Medal, Air Medal, and the Purple Heart.

Service # 32138272

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-100291):

Ball, Nathaniel H., 1st Lt, Observer, Virginia
Brown, William R., 1st Lt, Navigator, Pennsylvania
Coronado, Joe A., 1st Lt, Bombardier, Colorado
Hooks, John T., S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Georgia
Miller, Arthur K., Jr., T/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, Nebraska
New, Chester B., S/Sgt, Gunner, Texas
Rountree, Alonza T., Jr., 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Virginia
Schutrum, Raymond, S/Sgt, Gunner, New York
Shaw, Wayne W., T/Sgt, Engineer, Texas
Steele, William C., S/Sgt, Gunner, Pennsylvania
White, Donald W., 1st Lt, Pilot, California

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

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56753519
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Raymond Schutrum (1911–1 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56753519, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .