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Wesley Harold Sommers

Graduating Class of 1943
Served in World War II

Second Lieutenant
Wesley Harold Sommers

439th Bombardment Squadron
7th Bomber Group


Cottage Grove, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

Lower McFarland Cemetery, McFarland, WI

More About Second Lieutenant Sommers

Second Lieutenant Sommers was the pilot of a B-24M. While returning from a bombing mission against Ban Takll Siam, 2d Lt. Sommers and his crew lost contact with their base at Pandaveswar, India. It is believed that the aircraft crashed into the Bay of Bengal near Akyab Burma. 2d Lt. is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines.