CPL Raymond H Hatlestad

CPL Raymond H Hatlestad

Birth
Minnesota, USA
Death 1 Oct 1944 (aged 21–22)
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot D Row 10 Grave 168
Memorial ID 56779273 · View Source
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Raymond served as a Corporal & Gunner on A-20G #42-54155, Headquarters Squadron, 8th Air Service Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in the Fillmore County, Minnesota prior to the war.

A-20G #42-54155 took off, with a crew of 3, on a training mission from Nadzab Airfield, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea to Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.

After takeoff they were not seen nor heard from again. It was later found out that they crashed into a steep slope in the Saruwaged Range, a few miles north of Nadzab Airfield. All three crew members were lost.

Raymond was "Killed In Action" in the "Line Of Duty" on this mission during the war.

Service # 17144398

Also on this same training mission was A-20G #42-86717 which also crashed during their mission. ( see below )

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Airmen who perished on A-20G #42-54155:

Andreotti, Peter A ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, IN
Carmody, James J ~ Corp, Engineer, DC
Hatlestad, Raymond H ~ Corp, Gunner, MN

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For crew of A-20G #42-86717 see:

Domohowski, Edward J ~ Corp, Engineer, MA

( Bio, Family Link & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 56779273
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Raymond H Hatlestad (1922–1 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56779273, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .