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Edward Amory

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Leewarden in B-17 Sky Queen #42-30032. Missing Air Crew Report #15165

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30032 "Sky Queen"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/5/43; Assigned 532BS/381BG Ridgewell 6/6/43; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-D] Grafton Underwood 9/6/43; Missing in Action Kassel 28/7/43 with Bill Dietel, Co-pilot: Jacques Riddel,...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 78

    28 July 1943
    The German aircraft industry at Kassel (Fieseler works) and Oscherleben, Germany are the primary targets of this mission. 182 B-17s from: 91BG (20); 92BG (17); 303BG (20); 305BG (21); 306BG (24); 351BG (21); 379BG (19); 381BG (20); and 384BG (20) are...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York
Died 28 July 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 November 2019 22:14:27 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Added burial location per Find-a-grave MEMORIAL ID 56296315.

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2015 21:10:12 bombercommand Changes to biography, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=95

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15165, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=a...

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