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Lieut Walter L. Machemer, Jr

Lieut Walter L. Machemer, Jr

Birth
Death 1944 (aged 23–24)
Burial Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Plot Section 16
Memorial ID 73579387 · View Source
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Walter served as a 2nd Lt., U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 22, 1942 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

Walter died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related incident during the war.

Service # O-804633

Second Lieutenant Machemer served with the 29th Combat Crew Training Squadron at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho.

He was killed piloting U.S. Army Air Corps B-24D Liberator #42-40707, in a crash, five miles southwest of the airfield.

Six other airmen perished:

2 Lt. Robert C. Allmendinger
2 Lt. Llewellyn R. Gray
2 Lt. Frank L. Roberts
Sgt. Jack M. Burnett
Sgt. Arthur E. Jose
Sgt. Perry L. Roden


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  • Created by: Jay Boone
  • Added: 19 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73579387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Walter L. Machemer, Jr (1920–1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73579387, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jay Boone (contributor 46889203) .