RUSCHKEWICZ, James R.

Rank: 
Ranger
Regiment/Corps: 
US Rangers 1st Bn.
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
36165787
Born: 
Friday, March 19, 1920
Died : 
Friday, September 11, 1942
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Ranger James Ruschkewicz, US Rangers 1st Bn. 'C' Company, died in an accidental explosion of a landmine at Barry Rifle Range, near Dundee, during a training exercise.  
  • 33068148 Ranger 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 / Find a Grave website ]