RUSCHKEWICZ, James R.

Rank: 
Private
Regiment/Corps: 
US Rangers 1st Bn.
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
36165787
Died : 
Friday, September 11, 1942
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Pte. Ruschkewicz, US Rangers 1st Bn. 'C' Company, was killed in an accidental explosion of a landmine at Barry Rifle Range, near Dundee, during a training exercise.  33068148 Pte. Aaron M. Salkin, 'C' Company, was severely injured. The Rangers had been training with No 1 Commando under Lieut. Col. T. Trevor
[ Source: 1st Ranger Bn. War Diary http://www.wwiirangers.com ]
 

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