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Richard H Agor

Military

Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30358 'Phartzac'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30358 Phartzac

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gr Isle 3/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-X] Thorpe Abbotts 4/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Frank Meadows, Co-pilot: Lloyd Evans, Navigator: Frank Bush, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Shamokin, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 8 October 1943
Died 8 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 February 2020 04:52:23 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 947 / MACR 947, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, Vol 1, Pg 312 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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