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Riddel, Jacques Eugene

Individual Personnel Data
Name Riddel, Jacques Eugene   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-735454   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #50 dated 17 July 1943, effective 17 July 1943.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 28 July 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, The Netherlands: Plot M Row 22 Grave 7
Additional Information
Reported missing on his first mission.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 15165 (15.832 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Riddel, Jacques EugenePilotKIA
2nd Lt. Holland, Warren BenjaminCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Peirce, Richard JacksonNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Hawes, Harry AlbertBombardierEV
T/SGT. Kirby, Charles Lawrence, JrRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
T/SGT. Hamblin, Oscar KlassEngineer / Top Turret GunnerEV
S/SGT. Saperstein, Harry (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Ross, William HowardTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Morley, James PatrickFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Ruch, Edward FredFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Disabled by enemy aircraft, crashed near Kortwoude, The Netherlands. MACR 15165
Sortie Report

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