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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

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  • Charles Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-97214 'Carolina Queen'; Collided with another aircraft 24-May-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5181 Awards: PH.

  • Warren Backelin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-97214 'Carolina Queen'; Collided with another aircraft 24-May-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5181 Awards: PH.

  • William Barnard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 13 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Schweinfurt raid 17-Aug-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Dorrebach, 6 miles W of Bingen, Germany Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 1350 Award: PH.

  • Ralph Brune

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew chief | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Counts

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 533BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Wainwright crew. 12 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-31698; hit by fighters, fell out of formation colliding with B-17 42-97214 'Carolina Queen' and exploding. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR...

  • Henry Cushman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 15 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Schweinfurt raid 17-Aug-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Dorrebach, 6 miles W of Bingen, Germany Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 1350 Award: AM, PH.

  • Harry Dorn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 533BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Wainwright crew. 12 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-31698; hit by fighters, fell out of formation colliding with B-17 42-97214 'Carolina Queen' and exploding. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR...

  • Fred Hughes

    Military | Sergeant | Waist gunner | 461st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 767BS, 561BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechammer mission in B-24 42-51319 'Welcome Wagon'; A/C mauled by fighters, baled out. Evaded Capture (EVD) MACR 10651 Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Jack March

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 394th Bomb Group
    Shot down by Anti Aircraft fire on April 20, 1944 on Mission No. 13, a 36 plane mission to destroy construction works at Bois de Esquerdes, France. B-26 42-96042 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 4218 Awards: PH.

  • Robert Rayburn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Pilot, Rayburn Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS, 8th AF. Shot down 19 April 1944 in B-17 #42-38004 "Ol' Man Tucker". Mission #94 to the airfield at Eschwege, Germany. MACR 4052. Killed in Action (KIA). Buried in a mass grave at the Jefferson Barracks National...

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  • Everett Abar

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group

  • Joseph Adams

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on the return from a mission to the Marshalling Yards at Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7542 'Black Widow'. Plane crashed SE of Albert, FR. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-97214 'Carolina Queen'; Collided with another aircraft 24-May-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5181 Awards: PH.

  • Hike Bagdasian

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 11 September 1944 in AC 42-97154, Magdeburg. Explosion. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Anthony Bamberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Command Pilot | 487th Bomb Group
    nthony Owen "Tony" Bamberg was the fourth of five children born to Lorenz and Mayme (Kain) Bamberg. He was born on April 14, 1920 in Alton, Iowa. Tony enlisted in the US Army on February 10, 1941 and ultimately transferred to the Air Corps (which would...

  • Lewis Bambick

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 9 September 1944 in Skorve, Norway, after crashing B-24 Liberator 42-52196 on a carpetbagger mission. ...

  • William Barnard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 13 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Schweinfurt raid 17-Aug-43. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Dorrebach, 6 miles W of Bingen, Germany Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 1350 Award: PH.

  • Harry Barth

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 303rd Bomb Group
    Crashed at Bad Grund in B-17 'Flak Hack' #42-97329, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Bissell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner | 451st Bomb Group
    Shot down 17 April 1944 in B-24 41-29220. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Paul Bloomberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 9 September 1944 in Skorve, Norway, after crashing B-24 Liberator #42-52196 on a carpetbagger mission. ...

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Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 13:58:43 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, latitude and longitude
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Cemetery added from detail given at :
http://www.303rdbg.com/missionreports/098.pdf

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