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Mervyn L. Richards

Died in the service of our country
Branch of Service: Army
Hometown: Bergenfield
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of casualty: Saturday, August 26, 1944
Place of casualty: North Sea, England
Medals:
Air Medal
Purple Heart


Other webpages:
National Archives
World War II Archives
Overseas American Cemeteries
Purple Heart Hall of Honor


About Mervyn L.: US Army Air Force, 527th Bomber Squadron, 379 Bomber Group, Heavy.

Buried in Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England

Bill Porter, Class Mate and Best Friend wrote this.

"Co-Poliot, B-17,379 Bomb Group, 527th Bomb Squadron. Missing in Action on his 3rd Mission, 26 August 1944, Airplane down in the North Sea 2 survivours. 'Soapy" was my best frined, and my most personal loss during WWII".


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