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
He was awarded the Air Medal (twice) and the Purple Heart Medal.
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