1945 — Italy
1st Lt Alexander McStea, Pilot, 310thBG,379thBS, Shot-down in Ship B-25 #43-27571 on 30 March, 1945. Pilot McStae and Co-Pilot Frank Uerling stayed with the ship ( Both KIA) the rest got out. Mission /Rovereto RR Bridge, Italy.
Purple Heart, Air Medal with 9 Oak Leaves ! ...other Awards.
World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938 - 1946
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 13133390 NAME MC STEA ALEXANDER
RESIDENCE: STATE PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENCE: COUNTY ALLEGHENY
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT MIAMI BEACH FLORIDA
DATE OF ENLISTMENT 01 FEB. 1943, BRANCH: AC# Air Corps
NATIVITY PENNSYLVANIA, YEAR OF BIRTH 1924
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP White, citizen
EDUCATION 4 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION, Machinists apprentices
MARITAL STATUS, Single, without dependents
National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Alexander McStea Allegheny County, PA U.S. Army National Archives 1 LT Alexander McStea ID: O-823911
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Hometown: Allegheny County, PA Status: KIA
U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
Name: Alexander McStea, Gender: Male, Race: White
Religion: Protestant. Cemetery Name: Pennsylvania
Disposition: According to next of kin. Service Branch: Army
Rank: First Lieutenant, Service Number: 823911