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2nd Lt. Martin Christian Hoyer Jr.


Born: 13 June 1921 - Columbia, South Carolina

Parents: Martin Hoyer Sr. & Ethel F. Allread-Hoyer

Siblings: 2 brothers

Home:

    - 518 South Eighth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1939

Employed: Stewart Warner Company

Occupation: parts inspector

 Inducted:

    - U. S. Army Air Corps

        - 13 March 1942 - Chicago, Illinois 

Serial Number: O&735379

Training: 

    - Santa Ana Airfield, California

        - sent to Officer Candidate School

    - Ontario Airfield, California

    - Minter Airfield, California

    - Roswell Airfield, New Mexico

        - received his wings

    - Smoky Hill Airfield, California

       - given B17 - processed for European Duty

       - last minute orders changed - he was assigned as a flight instructor

    - Blythe Army Airfield, California

       - pilot instructor on B24s

Unit: 34th Bomb Group

       - assigned to 8th Air Force in England

           - was due to be deployed

Died:

    - 16 August 1943 - plane crash - Blythe Airfield, Riverside, California

        - one of nine men who died in crash near Garnet, California

Buried:

    - Sunset View Mausoleum, Kensington, California

Note:  Parents moved to Antioch, California


 

 

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