Norman Niemeier

Date of Birth:  TBD


Place of Birth:  Zeandale, KS.


Father and Mother’s Names:  Mr. and Mrs. Norman F. Niemeier Sr.


Date Entered Service: TBD.


Service Branch:   Army Air Corps.


Service Number:  O-702830


Rank:  First Lieutenant, Pilot of P-51 Mustang, "Deac's Demon".


Division/Company/Unit info:  530th Fighter Squadron,  380th Bomber Group, 14th Air Force.


Awards and Commendations:  Air Medal with Oak Clusters (Posthumous).


Riley Connection:  Family lived on Bertrand St. in Manhattan, KS, and it's presumed he grew up there.  More info TBD.


Date of Death (and Age):  February 16, 1945 (age TBD).


Place of Death:  Plane seems to had a fatal malfunction occur causing Niemeier to crash on return from combat mission somehwere over China.

Grave Location:  Originally at the Mopanshan American Military Cemetery near Fungwangshan in the Sechwan Province of China.  Later re-interred at the National Cemetary in Hawaii.


Bio:  TBD.






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