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Eber James Arnold Jr

Military

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • Donald Bergeron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. 35+ missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13040 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Lewis Guernsey

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. 32 missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13040 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Reuben Hartje

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13040 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Lipscomb

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio-Waist Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586 and 587BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. ...

  • John Sherry

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: PH.

  • Robert Turner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: AM, PH.

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-96213 'Sheboygan Redskin'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak in wing and in cockpit crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 3 x POW, 3 x KIA MACR 13040

Associated Place

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Franklin County, OH 6 March 1922

Son of Eber J and Leona H Arnold.

Enlisted Columbus, OH 9 October 1942
Based Boreham 1944 – 22 March 1945

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Haltern, Germany 22 May 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040

Buried 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margarten

Buried 1948

Memorialised
Union Cemetery
Columbus, Franklin County, OH

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2018 20:41:09 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29440470
https://www.fold3.com/record/84212022-eber-j-arnold
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763011?terms=Eber%20J%20Arnold
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/118761818/eber-james-arnold

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