Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Henry C Patrick III

Military

Henry Patrick served as a pilot with the 559th Bomb Squadron of the 387 Bomb Group. He flew B-26 Marauders on bombing missions over Europe from Chipping Ongar, England.

He was Killed in Action on 27 April 1944. He is buried in Cambridge American Cemetery.

Service

Units served with

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 559th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 27 April 1944
Entered service from Tennessee, USA
Buried

Plot A Row 2 Grave 32

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2017 15:25:35 Lucy May Changes to suffix, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.abmc.gov/node/542048#.WHeezU1viM9

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / B-26 memorials guide

Share