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TSGT Elmer Richard “Bud” Olson USAAF

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TSGT Elmer Richard “Bud” Olson USAAF

Birth
Morrisville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Jul 1944 (aged 20)
Brumby, Landkreis Börde, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot M Row 22 Grave 10
Memorial ID 98238348 View Source
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Radio Op. T/Sgt Elmer R. Olson, KIA
Hometown: Morrisville, PA
8TH Air Force-389th Bomb Group 566th BS
Service #33581286
Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart
Pilot Lt Ernest R. Brown, KIA Richmond, VA

Target: Halle, Germany
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 7363
Date Lost: 7-Jul-44
Serial Number: 41-28824
Aircraft Model B-24H-15-DT
Aircraft Letter: O+
Aircraft Name: SACK WARMER "416"
Location: Southeast of Brumby Germany
Cause: Encountered heavy anti aircraft fire & hit by rockets from JU-88’s, caught on fire & exploded.
Crew of 10-8 KIA 2 POW

Five 389th aircraft are lost on a mission to Halle, Germany

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  • Maintained by: Ted Hoffman
  • Originally Created by: John Dowdy
  • Added: 3 Oct 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 98238348
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/98238348/elmer-richard-olson_usaaf : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Elmer Richard “Bud” Olson USAAF (16 Apr 1924–7 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 98238348, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Ted Hoffman (contributor 48146586) .