Lt. Herman M. Doell

Lieuts. Doell, Ostrowski Die In English Skies On D-Day
Michael Froehlich, Missing A Year, Now Dead
Al Culkin, Patsy Barbone, B-24 Gunners Missing

(June 22, 1944) -- 2nd. Lt. Herman M. Doell, of 169 Linden Avenue, a B-24 pilot was killed in action over England on D-Day, June 6.

Doell entered the Army in 1941 and rose to become a sergeant in the infantry. He transferred to the Army Air Corps a year and a half later.

2nd Lt. Doell, serial no. O-687561, served with the 7th Bomber Squadron, 34th Bomber Group, Heavy.

The 26-year-old pilot was a graduate of the Belleville High School class of 1933.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

2nd Lt. Doell is buried at: Plot B Row 1 Grave 30, Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England.


Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission

The Belleville Times, June 22, June 29, Aug. 31, 1944

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

Belleville, New Jersey

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