Wayne Victor Friberg

Born:Jan 20 1917 In:  Westminster, Massachusetts, USA
Died:July 19 1943 (at age 26)In:  Killed in action, WWII

Immediate family

Adele Dufore Allport
His wife
Johan Arvid Johansson Friberg
His father
Elizabeth Wilhelmiina Adolfiinasdotter Leppamaki
His mother
Laura Sigrid Friberg
His sister
Eino Hjalmar Friberg
His brother
Ellen Elizabeth Friberg
His sister
Katherine Josephine Friberg
His sister
Alma Maria Friberg
His sister
Paul John Arvid Friberg
His brother
Frank Frederick Friberg
His brother
Viljo Walfred Friberg
His brother
Arthur Aaron Friberg
His brother
Alice Wilhelmiina Friberg
His sister
Edith Alice Friberg
His sister

Contact information

Age: 2Age: 2 11/12; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son, Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts
Age: 13Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son, Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts
Westminster, Massachusetts
Age: 23Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Brother-in-law, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States
Apr 1 1940

Source citations

Page: Ancestry Family Tree
Citation text:


Arvid Klein writes: 


Wayne Victor Friberg

“Wayne” was his anglicized name somewhat similar to his Finnish name – I will find it out

.  He was declared MIA in August 1943 having failed to return on a bombing mission in Italy.  He was a B24, Liberator, bomber pilot flying out of North Africa.

This might have been his eighth or ninth mission – no fighter escort; few survived.  He survived the great Ploesti oil field raid in Rumania – the losses w

ere staggering – a complete cock up that did little to stem the flow of Nazi oil.
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