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Corp Werner F Schmidt

Corp Werner F Schmidt

New York, USA
Death 24 Oct 1944 (aged 18)
Louisiana, USA
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Section NO13, Lot Vet, Grave 200
Memorial ID 71244585 · View Source
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Age 18

Son of Mrs. Magdalena Schmidt.

Werner served as a Corporal on B-29 (#42-24536), 484th Bomber Squadron, 505th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 194 Norton Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 31, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Laboratory technician and/or assistant and also as Single, without dependents.

Werner died in the "Line Of Duty" when his bomber crashed on takeoff from Barksdale Field, Louisiana during the war.

The crew had stopped for refueling during a training flight, prior to being shipped to the Marianas Islands in preparation for missions against Japan.

This was the only fatal B-29 training loss for the 484th Squadron.

Service # 42092377


The other airmen killed on this crew:

Downing, Paul T., Capt, Pilot
Fueyo, Louis M., 2nd Lt
Lentz, Kent A., Pfc
Martin, Cyril T., Sgt
Newfield, Harold, Pfc
Nowak, John I, Pfc
Olsen, Charles F., T/Sgt, Wisconsin
Plunkett, Melvin R., 2nd Lt
Powers, Robert E., 2nd Lt, Illinois
Ramos, Joaquim J., Pfc

(Crew Report by: Tim Cook)

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York





  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 13 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71244585
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Werner F Schmidt (7 Dec 1925–24 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71244585, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .