Shot down 29 July 1944 in A/C #42-102667 'Boss Lady'. Was shot in leg by civilians when he landed, Prisoner of War (POW).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 24/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Grenier 28/4/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-C] Horham 3/5/44; 4m, transferred 351BS/100BG [EP-J] Thorpe Abbotts 8/6/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Bob Schomp, Co-pilot: Henry Preher, Navigator: Bob...
|Born||Akron, Ohio, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||29 July 1944|
|01 September 2020 19:54:42||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:16:31||AAM||AAM ingest|
100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001, MACR 7814 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7814 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database