Veterans' Memorial Project

David Ruel Amerman

Urbana, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1943

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 01/11/1925

Date of Death: 04/10/1945

Lt. Amerman served with the 419th Night Fighter Squadron. He is buried at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines, Plot H Row 3 Grave 93. He was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart. More information on Lt. Amerman’s squadron can be found in the book “Night Hawks and Black Widows: 13th Air Force Night Fighters in the South and Southwest Pacific, 1943-1945” by Dr. Terry M. Mays, published by Schiffer Books and available November 2009.

-taken from University of Illinois records and Web site above

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