Veterans' Memorial Project

Alan Stewart Grant

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1941

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 02/19/1918

Date of Death: 12/29/1943

Affiliations: Ma-Wan-Da; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Captain, Varsity Baseball; Tribe of Illini

Lt. Grant served with the 334th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy, as a bombardier. He was on a Navigator B-17F, named Ruthless. He was killed when his plane hit a hill. The plane was four miles off course as the crew was on its way to Scotland for rest and relaxation. Lt. Grant is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England, Plot D Row 1 Grave 15.

-taken from Web site above and University and public records

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