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494th Bomb Squadron

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Based Stansted Mountfitchet

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  • George Bair

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in mid-air collision

  • George Blower

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio - Gunner | 344th Bomb Group
    Shot down on bombing mission to Tours, France on 24 July 1944 and became a Prisoner of War. He was held in Stalag Luft 3 Sgan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11. He was Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Reptriated on 12 May...

  • Alfred Border

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • Linwood Brooke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in action 8 March 1944 aboard B-26 42-95925

  • Abraham Butler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in action, his aircraft was B-26 42-95925

  • C Carrington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in action on mission to Venlo, Netherland. He was piloting B-26 42-107679

  • Jack Comstock

    Military | Lieutenant

  • John Eckert

    Military | Lieutenant

  • Algoth Johnson

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • Thomas Johnson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Growing up at the Spring Farm in Tilly Foster, Putnam County, New York, Thomas Johnson attended Brewster High School and received a B. S. degree in 1941 at Cornell University, where he was a member of the Round Up Club and of the varsity R. O. T. C....

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:57:36 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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