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Walrod Oscar

Monuments

B-17G

 

Name:
Oscar Walrod
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Serial Number:
19004514
Unit:
412th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1944-08-02
State:
Iowa
Cemetery:
Correctionville Cemetery, Iowa
Plot:
Row:
Grave:
Decoration:
Gunner's Wings-European Theatre, Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Goo
Comments:

Born 19 November 1918. Spouse of Dorothy R. Walrod of Axtell, Kansas. Flight Engineer of the B-17G 42-102700 "I'll Get By," which took off from Station 119 in Horham, Suffolk, UK on 2 August 1944.  Hit by flak and exploded in mid-air at 1754h near Lisieux, France. Three crewmen survived the event and were taken prisoner, and seven were killed.