Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634
Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Gera in B-17 #4297634
The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 17/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 24/3/44; transferred 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 2/11/44 with Capt Bill Reynolds, Maj Wilbur Allen, Capt John Galey, Gus Herith,...
|Born||Bellington, Washington, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||2 November 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:14:49||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10164 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945 MACR 10164