The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944. Shot down by flak and crashed at Paris in B-17 #42102552
Purple Heart/ Air Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 31/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-J] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Nucourt, Fr 22/6/44 with Jay Horn, Co-pilot: John Murray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Morris, Ball turret...
Military site : airfield
Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...
|Born||New York State|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||22 June 1944|
|Died||22 June 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:03:50||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5917 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / brother; MACR 5917; Snetterton Falcons, pg 149