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1st Lt. Robert D. Kaercher - Fallen

Robert D. Kaercher
Cavalier, ND
County: Pembina
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 26, 1944 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 615th Bomber Squadron, 401st Bomber Group, Heavy

Killed in action in France. Arrived in England to join the 401st BG on his last mission, target: Watten, France. They were hit by flak over Pas de Calais and exploded.

Buried at Normandy American Cemetery. Received Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.