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William J Mc Ilonie

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102426

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 13/3/44; Dow Fd 9/4/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-W] Podington 7/5/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 11/9/44 with Bill McIlonie, Co-pilot: Ezra Loyd, Navigator: Stan Sobotik, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Garman,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Healey, Iowa, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 11 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2020 04:46:16 jmoore43 Changes to surname and middlename
Sources

Corrected the name by moving the "Mc" from the middle name field to the last name field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8891 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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