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William Flinn II

Military

Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #6. Failed to Return (FTR) mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany in B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 15252

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • Daniel Graff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #6. Failed to Return (FTR) mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany in B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. Killed in...

  • Wayne Hicks

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 386th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #6. Failed to Return (FTR) mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany in B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. Killed in...

  • Everrett Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #6. Failed to Return (FTR) mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany in B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. Killed in...

  • Robert Johnson

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #6. On mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany. Wounded, baled out of B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. RTD. MACR 15252...

  • Robert Naylor

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew #6. On mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany. Wounded, baled out of B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. RTD. MACR 15252...

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Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 555th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Great Dunmow

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield, two miles north-west of Great Dunmow, was built in 1942-1943 by the US Army's 818th Engineer Battalion (Aviation), alongside British contractors. B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group moved in in September 1943, and in October the Group...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Pennsylvania, USA 1943
Based Great Dunmow 1944 – 5 October 1944

Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died 60200 Compiègne, France 5 October 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) mission in the area of Duren Barracks in Southwestern Germany in B-26 41-34946. The plane crashed into a vacant house 5 miles northwest of Compeigne, France. 5-Oct-44. KIA. MACR 15252

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2018 17:26:40 Al_Skiff Changes to biography
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29425396?terms=41-34946
https://www.fold3.com/page/642842459-special-orders-no-209-27-july-1944

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2018 16:12:37 Al_Skiff Changes to biography and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29425396?terms=41-34946
https://www.fold3.com/page/642842459-special-orders-no-209-27-july-1944

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2018 13:37:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 15252

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