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Elmer S Kirby Jr

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Helfta in B-17 Kidley Divey 42-102426

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102426

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 13/3/44; Dow Fd 9/4/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-W] Podington 7/5/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 11/9/44 with Bill McIlonie, Co-pilot: Ezra Loyd, Navigator: Stan Sobotik, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Garman,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Haddenfield, New Jersey
Killed in action 11 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8891

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