Veterans' Memorial Project

David Carr Braucher

Oak Park, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1940

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 01/13/1921

Date of Death: 04/16/1945

Lt. Braucher was a B-29 navigator and Killed in Action in a raid over Kawasaki, Japan. He also had seen action in the European theater. He is buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, in a common grave with 11 members of his crew.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, April, 1947

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