Gilbert A. Malrait

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Central Falls, RI

HONORED BY
Philippe Vanderdonckt

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

2ND LIEUTENANT. NAVIGATOR ON LIEUTENANT WILLIAM THIEME'S CREW; 719TH SQUADRON, 449TH BOMB GROUP, 15TH AIR FORCE. STATIONED AT GROTTAGLIE, ITALY. KILLED IN ACTION ON APRIL 4, 1944 DURING A BOMB RAID OVER THE MARSHALLING YARDS AND REPAIR INSTALLATIONS AT THE BUCHAREST RAIL STATION. HE IS BURIED IN RONSE, BELGIUM.