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Sgt Richard J Ayrault

Sgt Richard J Ayrault

Medina, Orleans County, New York, USA
Death 7 Jan 1945 (aged 36)
Burial Albion, Orleans County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 72328768 · View Source
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Son of J. Allen Ayrault and Katherine Ayrault.

Husband of Zella Ayrault.

Father of Barbara Ayrault.

Richard served as a Staff Sergeant in the 15th Army Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He had family who resided at 327 West Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He graduated from Medina High School in the class of 1925. While in school he distinguished himself in athletics, being a member of the football, baseball and basketball teams. He was a member of the Class of 1929 at the University of Buffalo.

The former Air Force veteran left Medina in 1938, going to California where he was inducted into the Armed Forces in 1943. He went overseas in August, 1944, as a gunner on a B-17.

He died following an operation in an American Military hospital in Italy during the war.

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Gravesite Details Entered the service from California




  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 1 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72328768
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Richard J Ayrault (18 Jul 1908–7 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72328768, citing Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Albion, Orleans County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .