Stanley Lowitz was born on February 22, 1922, in New York. He served in the 550th Bomber Squadron, 385th Bomber Group, Heavy, as a Sergeant and Waist Gunner of the B-17 #42-3544 'Stars and Stripes' during World War II. He was Killed in Action on January 5, 1944, when his B-17 crash-landed at Badwell Ash, Suffolk, England, while attempting to reach their base after the aircraft was severely battle damaged on a bombing mission over Bordeaux, France. Seven of his crewmates were also Killed In Action, only the tail gunner survived.
Sgt Lowitz is now buried in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA.
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