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Chester F Bohlender

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) near Schonebeck in B-17 'Paisano' #42-102450. MACR 12889.

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102450 'Paisano'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 336BS/95BG Horham 8/4/44; with W. G. Helm force landed A-71 Clastres, France 29/12/44; 85m, Missing in Action Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Bob Duncan, Co...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oleatt, New York
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 3 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2020 21:17:37 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

Added S/N per MACR 12889 at Fold3.com. Source: https://www.fold3.com/image/29432090
Added a location to the KIA event per info in the "Summary biography".
Added "MACR 12889" to the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2020 23:39:22 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2020 23:37:20 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12889

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