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Lieut Ralph H. Keller

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Lieut Ralph H. Keller

Birth
Death
18 Sep 1944 (aged 25)
Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Burial
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA GPS-Latitude: 39.0623122, Longitude: -95.7237127
Memorial ID
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First Lieutenant Keller was the pilot of
B-25J Mitchell #43-28075, serving with
the 379th Bomb Squadron, 310th Bomb
Group, 12th Air Force in World War II.

He was Killed In Action when his medium
twin-engine bomber was shot down over
the target area of Rimini, Italy, while
flying a mission out of Corsica.

Three other airmen aboard were killed:

2nd Lt. Harry F Hassmer, Co-pilot
2nd Lt. Donald H Green, Bombardier
S/Sgt. Lyle E Zachry, Aerial gunner

National Archives and Records Administration War Department records list this soldier's Home of Record as Shawnee County, Kansas...Killed In Action.
First Lieutenant Keller was the pilot of
B-25J Mitchell #43-28075, serving with
the 379th Bomb Squadron, 310th Bomb
Group, 12th Air Force in World War II.

He was Killed In Action when his medium
twin-engine bomber was shot down over
the target area of Rimini, Italy, while
flying a mission out of Corsica.

Three other airmen aboard were killed:

2nd Lt. Harry F Hassmer, Co-pilot
2nd Lt. Donald H Green, Bombardier
S/Sgt. Lyle E Zachry, Aerial gunner

National Archives and Records Administration War Department records list this soldier's Home of Record as Shawnee County, Kansas...Killed In Action.

Inscription

KANSAS
1ST LIEUT 379 AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II




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  • Created by: Jocelyn
  • Added: Oct 19, 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78703597/ralph_h-keller: accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Ralph H. Keller (2 Dec 1918–18 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 78703597, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by Jocelyn (contributor 47269901).