1/Lt. Rex P. Hjelm


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Rex P. Hjelm

343rd FS  13 February 1944 - 11 June 1944 (Missing in Action - Evaded)

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J 42-68102

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List

Not Known

Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail

11 June 1944  (2)FW-190 destroyed (air) Clermont

Notes Born 28 February 1920.
Home of Record -  Firth, Idaho
ASN - O-740423
13 February 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
April 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
Lt. Hjelm was attacked by FW-190s and bailed out near Compiegne in France.
MACR No.05574
Lt. Hjelm evaded with the help of the French Underground and was returned to the 55th at Wormingford on 01 September 1944.
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