New England Air Museum
Ralph E. Koerwitz
Recent Address:   Hebron, NE
Family Information:   Parents: Ernest and Mary; Wife: Lois; Son: James
Hometown:   Deshler, NE
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Bomb Group:   40th
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Crew Type:   Ground crew
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Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
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Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Owner of Koerwitz Construction mainly doing all types of dirt work with heavy equipment and traveling to many counties digging basements. Ralph was also in the gravel and sand business and was still driving truck late into his 80's with the help of his son.
Mr. Koerwitz passed away on January 28, 2011. He is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hebron, NE.


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