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Nellins Palmer Stanley Egge


Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 #42-29498 'Dark Horse', Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29498 'Mumsie' aka 'Dark Horse'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/12/42; Salina 11/1/43; Morrison 14/2/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-L] Thurleigh 2/3/43; transferred 360BS/303BG [PU-D] Molesworth 25/9/43; 7m Missing in Action Bremen 29/11/43 with Capt Carl Fyler, Co-pilot: Bob Ward, Navigator:...


Event Location Date
Born Inwood, IA 51240, USA 28 December 1915
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 November 1943
Buried Inwood, IA 51240, USA


Date Contributor Update
19 October 2020 18:04:20 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2016 12:07:25 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, firstname, events and media associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster.

Additional detials from

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:27 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 1657 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database