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.
1ST LIEUT 379 AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II
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