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Ernest J Kish

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 15 January 1943. Hit by flak in B-24 41-23724 'Flying Cock'. North African Cemetery near Carthage, Tunisia

AM/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 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

  • 41-23724 'Flying Cock' 'Doodlebug'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D Liberator #41-23724 "Doodlebug" from the 512th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. Originally assigned to 409th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF she was badly damaged in a crash landing due to battle damage on Jan 15, 43. They repaired her and transferred her to the 512th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania
Killed in action 15 January 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Ted's Travelling Circus by Carroll Stewart, p. 51 includes picture with the crew Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey, p. 64 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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