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Franklin Garfield Barrett

Military

Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-30176 'Assassin. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

People

  • Emerson Davies

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Emerson and his brother Ray both joined up to fight in the war - one in the Air Force and one in the Navy.

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30176 'Assassin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne, WY 22/4/43; Smoky Hill, KS 28/4/43; Walla Walla, WA 7/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Presque Island 6/6/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-P] Framlingham 5/6/43; 335BS [OE-P] Horham 15/6/43; 12m, Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with John...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Marion County, IN, USA 30 September 1921
Enlisted 15 October 1942

Drafted

Prisoner of War (POW) Belgium 17 August 1943
Died Plainfield, IN, USA 4 May 2002

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2016 16:16:44 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 401

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2016 00:57:05 nyfreedombelle Changes to media associations
Sources

Mother-in-law's father

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2016 00:55:34 nyfreedombelle Changes to media associations
Sources

Information from memoirs

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 23:56:39 nyfreedombelle Changes to events
Sources

My mother-in-law's father.

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 21:24:52 nyfreedombelle Changes to service number
Sources

My mother-in-law's father.

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 20:34:17 nyfreedombelle Changes to events
Sources

This was my mother-in-law's father.

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 20:33:21 nyfreedombelle Changes to events
Sources

This was my mother-in-law's father.

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 20:31:44 nyfreedombelle Changes to media associations
Sources

My mother-in-law's father.

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2016 20:29:50 nyfreedombelle Changes to middlename, events and media associations
Sources

This is my mother-in-law's father.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 401 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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