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2LT Frederick Edwin Effrige

  • Birth 28 Aug 1915 New York, USA
  • Death 25 May 1943 Marin County, California, USA
  • Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Location Currently Unknown
  • Memorial ID 70869775

Son of John Arthur Effrige (1876–1948) & Mary Magdeline Raichle Effrige (1882–1967).

Frederick served as a 2nd Lt., 6th Ferrying Group, 28th Ferrying Squadron, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 58 Grafton Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army Air Force on January 16, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Retail manager and also as Single, without dependents.

Frederick was one of four airmen killed when B-25D Mitchell #41-30349 crashed into San Pablo Bay, 2 miles offshore after takeoff from Hamilton Field, in Marin County, California. The twin engine bomber was being ferried to Hickam Field in Hawaii when the accident occurred.

His death was ruled a "Non Battle" related incident during the war.

Service # O-794786

Also killed during this flight:

Forest Rae Chapman, Jr, 1st Lt., Colorado
Charles J O'Brien, Jr, 2nd Lt., Pennsylvania
Henry Lee Karsh, Pvt, New York


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 5 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70869775
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Frederick Edwin Effrige (28 Aug 1915–25 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70869775, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Location Currently Unknown.