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Wilbur H Turner

Military

B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

Service

People

  • Clayton Addy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29140 'Banger'. Evaded.

  • Dean Aitken

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Blaine Barritt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • John Borowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Waldo Glass

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Willard Hill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Harry Meeker

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Joseph Sabarich

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

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Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Columbus, Ohio, USA
Evaded France 12 June 1944
Died Columbus, Ohio 9 November 1989
Buried Union Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio 28 September 1994

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2020 09:59:23 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname and events
Sources

http://www.446bg.com/

Date Contributor Update
01 April 2020 19:50:54 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2019 17:45:29 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8939&h=1953537&...
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/1265/sid_39_1934_0062?pid=416107150...
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=70644&h=459136&...

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5802 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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