SSgt Seymour J Stoller

Birth
New York, USA
Death 11 Jun 1944 (aged 22–23)
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56753735 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until February 21, 1946.

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Seymour served as a Staff Sergeant & Radar Operator on SB-24J #42-100273, 868th Bomber Squadron, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in New York County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on August 3, 1942 at Fort Jay, Governor's Island, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Salesmen and also as Single, without dependents.

SB-24J #42-100273 took off from Mokerang Airfield on a radar "snooper" bombing mission against Truk. This B-24 was believed to be lost due to either enemy anti-aircraft fire or a night fighter and reportedly crashed on Faleu Island during the war.

Seymour was declared "Missing In Action" on this mission.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 32419449

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Airmen who perished on this SB-24J:

Dyer, Donald W ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, CA
Frank, Charles L, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, CT
Grenz, William E ~ S/Sgt, Engineer, MN
Jones, George M ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, AR
Malinowski, Bernard A ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, WI
Malley, John E ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, PA
Martin, Walter ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, KY
Mikesell, William W ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, OH
Ott, Melvin W ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NY
Stoller, Seymour J ~ S/Sgt, Radar Operator, NY

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

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56753735
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Seymour J Stoller (1921–11 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56753735, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .