The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 12 May 1944 in B-17 #42102571. Killed in Action (KIA). May have been hit by e/a
PH, Air Medal w 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/44; Gr Island 1/4/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-U] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Bob Laurie, Co-pilot: Leo Rangers, Bombardier: Bob Little, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Whitman,...
|Born||Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Germany||12 May 1944|
|Died||12 May 1944|
|Buried||Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, The Netherlands|
|27 September 2014 18:23:54||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4863 / MACR 4863; Snetterton Falcons, pg 134 & 147 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database