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Edward Douglas Davis

Military

Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick, 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5444 JD-N "We Dood It". Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2263

Final Resting Place or Memorial: Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Service

People

  • Everett Bartholomew

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick, 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5444 JD-N, '"We Dood It". Prisoner of War (POW). ...

  • Jack Bishop

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 545BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Brunswick in B-17 42-5444 'We Dood It" 30-Jan-44; shot down by fighters Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2263 Awards: PH.

  • Arthur Canziani

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick, 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5444 "We Dood It". Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2263 Final Resting Place or Memorial: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri

  • Robert Grimes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick, 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5444 JD-N, "We Dood It". Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2263 ...

  • Francis Nelson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot, Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 545BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Accident on 9-Oct-43 on slow-timing flight of B-17 41-24529. RTD ...

  • Robert Ralph

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by enemy aircraft on a mission to Brunswick, 30 January 1944 in B-17F 42-5444 JD-N, "WE DOOD IT". Killed in Action MACR# 2263 ...

  • Burton Ross

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick, 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5444 JD-N, "We Dood It". Killed in Action (KIA). Final Resting Place or Memorial: Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia

  • James Seibel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 384th Bomb Group
    shot down by enemy aircraft on a mission to Brunswick, Germany, 30 January 1944 in B-17F 42-5444 JD-N, "WE DOOD IT". Killed in Action. MACR 2263 Final Resting Place or Memorial: Missouri

  • Thomas Vezina

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick, 30 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-5444 JD-N "We Dood It". Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2263 ...

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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...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5444 "WE DOOD IT"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 10/12/42; Salina 7/1/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-C] Molesworth 2/6/43; 403AD Langford Lodge 5/7/43; 545BS/384BG [JD-N] Grafton Underwood 11/8/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 30/1/44 with Burton Ross, Navigator: Art Caziani, Bombardier:...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 200

    30 January 1944
    This mission has the aviation industry at Brunswick, Germany as the primary target. The mission is composed of a combined force pf 777 heavy bomber aircraft despatched in three elements: 1st Bomb Division; 2nd Bomb Division and 3rd Bomb Division. The...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Louisiana, Missouri, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Belgium 30 January 1944
Died 30 January 1944
Buried Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Kansas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2015 22:25:28 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, biography, person associations, place associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2263 / MACR 2263, 8th AF Losses, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=d... / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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