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Walter A Meyers

Military

Killed in Action after aircraft was shot down over France, 1943.

Service

People

  • Edward Miller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Born October 1920. Raised in Rochester, New York, USA. Enlisting in September 1942, Second Lieut. Miller was captured by enemy forces near Gouzon (Gonzeville ?), France, September 15, 1943, following the crash of aircraft 42-40938. Served as POW...

  • Earl Warren

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    From the Missing Air Crew Report - MACR 15215 (3 October 1944 - Brutus K. Hamilton, Captain, Air Corps, Intelligence Officer) detailing the events of the 42-40938 crash: "Lt. Earl D. Warren, Jr. returned to base 17 September 1944. He reports that A/C...

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

Aircraft

  • 42-40938 D-Cup / Bathtub Bessie

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 42-40938 was shot down over Doudeville, France with the William Loveday crew on the 15 September 1943 mission to the Romilly-sur-Seine Air Depot near Paris. Crashed 1km South of Doudeville, 15km NE of Yvetot, Seine Maritime, France. 4 KIA : Pilot...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Palmyra, Missouri

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 September 2018 19:44:04 BrianWright Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Great nephew of Edward Miller, completing genealogical research with supporting documentation of entered information. Edward and Walter were crew members.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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