Corp Aloysius Carl Rieger

Corp Aloysius Carl Rieger

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 5 May 1945 (aged 20)
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Burial Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 71886584 · View Source
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KIA (killed in action)

World War II
30 AAF Bomb SQ

Requiem mass will be at 8 a.m. Friday in the St. Francis Church for Corporal Aloysius Carl Rieger, 20, who was killed in the crash of his B-29 on Saipan May 5, 1945. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Rieger was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Rieger, 2002 North Indiana.

He was born November 7, 1924, in Oklahoma City. He attended Rosary Grade School, St Joseph High School, and the University of Oklahoma, Norman. He entered military service June 7, 1943 and was stationed on Guam as a B-29 radio operator at the time of his death. The fatal crash occurred on his first mission. He was a member of St. Francis Church, the Holy Name Society, and the Knights of Our Lady of the Skies.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, John P. Rieger and Vincent Rieger; two sisters, Margaret Rieger and Ann Catherine Rieger, all of the home. Smith and Kernke Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

(The Oklahoman, Friday, June 11, 1948)

brothers: John Francis Rieger & Vincent Paul Rieger
sisters: Margaret Ellen Rieger & Ann Catherine Rieger

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  • Created by: Janet LaMotte, MHR
  • Added: 23 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71886584
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Aloysius Carl Rieger (7 Nov 1924–5 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71886584, citing Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Janet LaMotte, MHR (contributor 46988542) .