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William Glen Allen

Military

Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 42-29536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Killed in Action (KIA).
"A man from GA. with big dreams of becoming a salesman but he was KIA. RIP uncle Glenn" from Walker Allen

Service

People

  • James Akers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Result unknown.

  • Vincent Bliley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Result unknown.

  • Kenneth Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 42-29536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile'. ...

  • William Brown

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Result unknown.

  • Henry Crain

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Result unknown.

  • James Feerick

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Result unknown.

  • Raymond Litzo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Maculley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Quenin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. '

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Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29536 MARY RUTH - Memories of Mobile

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 3/1/43; Salina 11/1/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Morrison 25/3/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-A] Bassingbourn 19/4/43; Missing in Action 7m Hüls 22 June 1943 with Kenneth L. Brown, Co-pilot: James H. Quenin, Navigator: Vincent J. Bliley,...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 65

    22 June 1943
    The German rubber industry (Chemische Werke Hüls AG) at Marl (district Hüls-Nord), Germany, is the primary objective of this mission and is assigned to the Bomb Groups with the most expericence. Also the industrial area of Antwerp, Belgium is assigned...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 6 October 1921

Georgia

Lived in 1942

Clarke County, Georgia

Enlisted 30 March 1942

Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia

Killed In Action (KIA) 22 June 1943

in the loss of B-17 42-29536 over Wulfen, Germany

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2019 14:48:17 ED-BB Changes to service number, biography, events, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA WWII Enlistment records

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2018 11:08:04 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- Walker Allen

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 12:08:14 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Details and media added from http://www.findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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