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Roy Jon Frawley

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 833rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-98007 'Sleepy Time Gal'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 30/4/44; Kearney 15/6/44; Dow Fd 30/6/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-E/D] Sudbury 4/7/44; on return from mission 10/11/44 with Henry Rapp, Bill O’Leary, Delmar Claussen, Bob Farver, Frank Eisenberg, Bernie Miller, Ed Schoonover, Dave...

  • 42-98008 American Beauty

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 30/4/44; Kearney 14/6/44; Presque Is 5/7/44; Assigned PFF 834BS/486BG [2S-G] Sudbury 7/7/44; 61m transferred 92BG Podington 7/7/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 11/7/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 43-37800

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/44; Hunter 2/6/44; Grenier 11/6/44; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 28/6/44; transferred 835BS/486BG [H8-S] Sudbury 29/6/44; 833BS [3R-R]; {64m} Returned to the USA Bradley 7/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/7/45;...

  • 43-37835

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/5/44; Hunter 6/6/44; Presque Is 28/6/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-B] Sudbury 2/7/44, then 832BS [3R-B]; 81m Returned to the USA Bradley 8/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 10/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold...

  • 43-37867

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/44; Hunter 8/6/44; Grenier 26/6/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG [2G- ] Lavenham 29/6/44; transferred 833BS/486BG [2N-C] Sudbury 11/44; with Lloyd Henry on 24/8/44 tg Walt Maximuk shot down an Me163 jet fighter; {53m} Returned to the...

  • 43-37928

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/6/44; Kearney 19/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned 851BS/490BS Eye 2/7/44; transferred 832BS/486BG [3R-S] Sudbury 10/44; 43m crash landed base with Bob Snure 18/4/45; taxi accident with Art Gottleib at Meeks Fd, Iceland en route home...

  • 43-37942 Flippy aka The Blue Fairy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/6/44; Kearney 19/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned 832BS/486BG [3R-J] Sudbury 2/7/44; force landed Woodbridge EMG with Merle Dibble 3/1/45, crew OK; detailed Mainz 27/9/44 with George Goodman, Co-pilot: Fred Stehle, drn-Bill Winship,...

  • 43-37943 The Fertile Turtle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/44; Kearney 19/6/44; Grenier 30/6/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-G] Sudbury 2/7/44; 61m battle damaged Leipzig 27/2/45 with ?; force landed Bernstadtgram, Ger; Salvaged 1/4/45. Missing Air Crew Report 12782. THE FERTILE TURTLE.

  • 43-37954 Goin' Jesse

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/6/44; Kearney 27/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 835BS/486BG [H8-K then C] Sudbury 8/7/44; 79m Returned to the USA Bradley 7/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 10/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal...

  • 43-37973 The Worry Bird

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 28/6/44; Grenier 9/7/44; Assigned 447BG Rattlesden 11/7/44; transferred 834BS/486BG [2S-N] Sudbury 12/7/44; 70m returned POWs from Austria 5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 13/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 17/7/44;...

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Missions

  • 762

    26 December 1944

  • 766

    28 December 1944

  • 769

    29 December 1944

  • 776

    2 January 1945

  • 778

    3 January 1945

  • 785

    7 January 1945

  • 789

    10 January 1945

  • 799

    18 January 1945

  • 803

    21 January 1945

  • 817

    3 February 1945

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Associated Place

  • Sudbury

    Military site : airfield
    Situated between the villages of Great Waldingfield and Acton, the airfield was used by the 486th Bomb Group from March 1944 to August 1945. Facilities for administrative offices for the Combat Wing were also made available here and along with barrack...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2016 16:46:27 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website & 8thafhs.com

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2016 16:37:57 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website & 8thafhs.com

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2016 16:25:01 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website & 8thafhs.com

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2016 23:24:04 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2016 01:06:24 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2016 00:56:26 flyer17 Changes to awards
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Personal papers of Roy Jon Frawley

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2016 15:31:31 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 20:26:38 flyer17 Changes to awards
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National Personnel Records Center

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 20:15:46 flyer17 Changes to awards
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National Personnel Records Center

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 18:20:54 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 18:12:29 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 18:01:55 flyer17 Changes to mission associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 17:51:39 flyer17 Changes to place associations
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386th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 17:28:18 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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386th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 17:21:47 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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386th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 17:12:20 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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386th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 17:10:33 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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386th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 16:55:59 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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386th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:51:29 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:49:44 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:34:01 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:30:24 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:25:02 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:19:33 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:17:44 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:15:32 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:12:57 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:09:28 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 01:59:59 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 01:58:11 flyer17 Changes to aircraft associations
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486th website

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 01:01:56 flyer17 Changes to service number
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Personal papers of Roy Jon Frawley

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 20:55:45 flyer17 Changes to awards
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Submitted by his son, Phil Frawley

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 16:36:17 flyer17 Changes to highest rank and role
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Submitted by his son, Phil Frawley

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 16:34:57 flyer17 Changes to nickname
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Submitted by his son, Phil Frawley

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 16:28:15 flyer17 Changes to middlename
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Information from son, Phil Frawley

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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