September 18, 1919 (Zurich, Switzerland) – February 8, 1943; 23 years old; unmarried
Last local address: Valley Drive, Wilson Point, Rowayton
Enlisted December 16, 1941
Service number: O-791686
310TH BOMBER GROUP (MEDIUM), 381ST BOMBER SQUADRON
Born in Switzerland, he arrived on April 4, 1925 on the SS Volendam from Rotterdam to New York.
He was awarded the Air Medal (twice) and the Purple Heart Medal.
Graduated from Harvard University, Class of 1941.
B-25C #41-13084 “Dis’n Did’t”took off with a crew of 6, along with other B-25’s, and they attacked a German Airdrome located at Gabes, Tunisia. Four of the B-25’s, including Lt Froelicher’s, were reportedly shot down by ground anti-aircraft fire. The entire crew was lost.
Pilot, 1Lt Walter P. Crump
Co-Pilot, 1Lt Peter R. Froelicher
Navigator Frederick C. Gollnitz
Bombardier 2Lt Francis E. Wilson
Radio-Gunner Private James A. Ough
Gunner Sergeant Richard L. Neff
Memorialized Tablets of the Missing, North Africa American Cemetery in Tunis, Tunisia