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61 Americans Plaque

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Details:

In the plot in the back left corner of the cemetery. Plaque

A grey metal plaque which commemorates 60 American aviators and a civilian. The airmen had lost their lives after being forced down in the Swiss territory. 

Photo source: https://www.geschichte-muensingen.ch

Monument Text:

AMERICAN MILITARY CEMETERY

 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF SIXTY-ONE YOUNG

AMERICANS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE

SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY 1943-1945

 

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
 

                                                                   PRESENTED BY LELAND HARRISON

                                                                  AMERICAN MINISTER TO SWITZERLAND

                                                                 MAY 30, 1946

Commemorates:

People:

1  2  Next

Charles R. Abplanalp

Everett Lee Bailey

Michael William Ballbach

Johannes Andreas “John” Boardsen

Charles R. Burgett

Pasquale A. Calabrese

Charles Rolan Callaway

George H. Case

Saturino, Jr. Chavez

Ralph Lester Coulson

Charles Donley Darragh

Robert E. Dorgan

Burton Clyde English

Levi Stanley Finseth

Jesse Leon Greenebaum

Raymond Henry “Ray” Hardy

Russell Harris

Kenneth Arthur Higinbotham

Leonard Joseph “Leo”, Jr. Hoffmann

S. M. P. Holt

Martin A. Homistek

Frank V. Horetski

Clark E., Jr. Husted

Gerald L. Kerr

James E. King

Urvin J. Laperriere

Melvin L. Levine

Ned E. Lewis

Arthur H., Jr. Lindskoog

William H. Lowery

Donald E. Lundgren

Nicholas MacKoul

Jesse G., Jr. Maddox

Peter B. Malchiodi

Herbert George McArdell

John J. McCowan

Thomas McKenna

Anthony Theodore, Jr. Melazzi

Robert Frank Miltner

Joseph F. Moloney

Robert Percy Neisser

Irving B. Patten

Murray R. Phillips

Sidney John Pratt

Donald M. Prentice

Raymond W. Reid

Donald Truman Rowley

Felix J. Scefonas

Gordon R. Schenkelberger

Edward A. Schilling

Units:

310th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group

347th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, Heavy

350th Bomber Squadron, 100th Bomber Group, Heavy

351st Bomber Squadron, 100th Bomber Group, Heavy

407th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group

416th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, Heavy

429th Bomber Squadron, 2nd Bomber Group, Heavy

545th Bomber Squadron, 384th Bomb Group, Heavy

547th Bomber Squadron, 384th Bomber Group

559th Bomber Squadron, 387th Bomber Group, Medium

714th Bomber Squadron, 448th Bomber Group, Heavy

722nd Bomber Squadron, 450th Bomber Group, Heavy

723rd Bomber Squadron, 450th Bomber Group, Heavy

748th Bomber Squadron, 457th Bomber Group

780th Bomber Squadron, 465th Bomber Group, Heavy

Air Base Depot 1

Wars:

WWII