Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #42-95310. He bailed out of the plane but parachute was hit by incendiary bullets and caused his death. The village people first buried him in their village. The remains were later transferred to the American Cemetery in France. He was a member of the Bill Evan's crew and they were the first crew lost by the 491st BG. Killed in Action (KIA)
The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...
|Born||Poland, New York, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||2 June 1944|
|Died||2 June 1944|
|23 August 2020 18:52:44||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|09 January 2016 15:32:36||millebr||Changes to middlename and service number|
WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings
|27 September 2014 18:19:32||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5391 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database