Shot down 28 April 1944 in B-17 #42-107056. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Tulsa 8/2/44; Hunter 17/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-O] Thorpe Abbotts 10/3/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 28/4/44 with Jim McGuire, Bombardier: Joe Eck, Radio Operator: Rod McCaughin, Ball turret gunner: John Ribuffo,...
Military site : airfield
Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...
|Born||Scalp Level, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||28 April 1944|
|Died||28 April 1944|
|27 March 2020 04:00:19||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:16:50||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4238 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database