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Homer L Boyette

Military

Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4230275 'The Vibrant Virgin. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 548th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30275 The Vibrant Virgin

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/5/43; Gore 8/5/43; Kearney 30/5/43; Dow Fd 16/6/43; Assigned 548BS/385BG [GX-P] Gt Ashfield 17/6/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Ralph Jensen, Co-pilot: Nick Ursiak, Navigator: Ray Podolske, Bombardier: Heath Stephens,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 825 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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