Ran out of fuel and crashed at Hoofddorp on 6/21/44 in B-24 'Connie' #41-29124. Killed in Action (KIA).
He was burried with his crewmembers on 3 July 1944 in Hoofddorp by the Germans and later reburied at the American Military Cemetery at Margraten (near Maastricht in the Netherlands) where he still rests today. He was specifically remembered last on Memorial Day 2017 at Margraten by the Commissaris van de Koning in de Provincie Limburg Th. J. F. M. Bovens.
Units served with
The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...
Damaged by AAA on mission to Genshagen/Marienfelde, Germany 21 June 1944 and crashed at Hoofddorp. MACR 6159.
Military site : airfield
From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...
||Holland, Michigan, USA
|Killed in Action (KIA)
||21 June 1944