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Joel W Anderson

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed into Baltic Sea on 8/25/44 in B-17 #4297958

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97958

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Hunter 14/5/44; Dow Fd 2/6/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-G] Bassingbourn 7/6/44; transferred 407BS/92BG [PY-G] Podington 15/6/44; Missing in Action Peenemunde 25/8/44 with Lloyd Triche, Navigator: Bill Cutter,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8277 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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