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SSGT Herman B Larson

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SSGT Herman B Larson

  • Birth 21 Oct 1918
  • Death 29 Mar 1944 Halesworth, Waveney District, Suffolk, England
  • Burial Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot Soldier's Rest
  • Memorial ID 75528027

Crew member on B-24J Liberator #42-110033. Killed in mid-air collision and crash with B-24H #41-28590 over Henham Park, during formation maneuvers after departing RAF Halesworth, Suffolk, England during World War II. Both aircraft were fully loaded with bombs for mission to Brunswick, Germany.

Killed In Action aboard #42-110033 were:

1Lt Chester D Makinster, Pilot
2Lt Earl Norris, Jr
2Lt Robert J Poe
2Lt Robert M Trask
SSgt Thomas O Byrd
Sgt William J Franke
Sgt Steve T Klovis
SSgt Herman B Larson
Sgt Stephan Remias

And KIA aboard B-24H #41-28590:

2Lt Robert L McFetrich, Pilot
2Lt Harry Cassel, Jr
2Lt William H Lowery
Sgt William E Bloom
SSgt Carl J Mead
Sgt Orland J Watson
SSgt Clifford E White

Nineteen Army personnel and civilians were reported killed on the ground from the crashes and rescue and firefighting operations when bombs continued to explode, including Capt Stanley B Morrill and Cpl Benny Cala


Inscription

SSGT, 330 AAF BOMB SQ, 93 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 26 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75528027
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Herman B Larson (21 Oct 1918–29 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75528027, citing Oneota Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .