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Eldon Clarence Frobish

Military

Assigned to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Misburg in B-24 42-109815; Killed in Action (KIA) 4-Nov-44 MACR 10359

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Lloyd Calcut

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Crew member 42-40610, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. ...

  • Richard Hurlburt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Crew member 42-40610, flew on 1-Aug-43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. ...

  • Lupe Lara

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Misburg in B-24 42-109815; Killed in Action (KIA) 4-Nov-44 MACR 10359 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

  • Robert Lee

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 4 November 1944 PH

  • Donald McArthur

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Frederick McKanna

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Misburg in B-24 42-109815; Killed in Action (KIA) 4-Nov-44 MACR 10359 Awards: PH.

  • Robert Sager

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 4 November 1944 AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Edward Spedding

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Misburg in B-24 42-109815; Killed in Action (KIA) 4-Nov-44 MACR 10359 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chatsworth, IL 11 December 1920

Son of Clarence and Agnes [Hawthorne] Frobish.

Enlisted Peoria, IL 15 September 1942

Peoria, Illinois

Based Hardwick 1944 – 4 November 1944

Assigned to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Off Wilhelmshaven 4 November 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Misburg in B-24 42-109815; Killed in Action (KIA) 4-Nov-44 MACR 10359

Buried Netherlands American Cemetery 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margatten, Netherlands

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2021 16:34:21 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29248091
https://www.fold3.com/image/656745161
https://www.fold3.com/record/529876560/eldon-c-frobish-american-battle-m...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56298880/eldon-clarence-frobish
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95111577/eldon-c.-frobish

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC MACR 10359 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10359 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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