Calvin Edward Yeager

Sgt    35685483    612th
1924 - 1944

Left Waist Gunner aboard 42-39943 (Lassie Come Home)

Ardennes cemetery, Belgium
Plot : D , Row : 11 , Grave : 10.
1924 - 1944

     Calvin was born Feb 2, 1924, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
     On Feb 1, 1943 he enlisted to the Air Corps.

     In 1944 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG.
     His last mission, May 7, 1944, Target: Berlin, the plane was hit by fighters.
     A/C dropped down and back from its position, No 2 engine feathered and crashed east of Celle, Germany.

     He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal.

     In 1944, when Calvin died on the age of 20 he left behind his family :

         His father, Peter E Yeager, age 54
         His mother, Veronica Yeager, age 46
         His brother, Eugene E Yeager, age 22
         His sister, Rita Yeager, age 16
         His brother, Melvin Yeager, age 14
         His brother, Theodore Yeager, age 7

Mission to Berlin, germany, Crashed near Langlingen, Germany

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