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496th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Commanding officers
  • Jewell Maxwell

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot/Commanding Officer | 344th Bomb Group

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Stansted Mountfitchet 9 February 1944 – 29 September 1944
Based Stansted Mountfitchet

Connections

People

  • Sherrard Billings

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • F Botti

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in action on mission to attack coastal defenses on 27 April 1944. B-26 42-95926 was shot down just after bombs away

  • H Burdette

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action on mission to Valgones, France fling B-26 42-107574

  • John Dye

    Military | Second Lieutenant

  • Robert Garlick

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • Joseph Gisavage

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • John Hegg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Hegg was shot down on 23 September 1944 after his B-26 Marauder "Evasive Jenny" was hit by flak and caught fire while on a mission to Venlo, Netherlands. ...

  • Walter Heist

    Military | Sergeant

  • J Maffry

    Military | Captain | Pilot

  • Jewell Maxwell

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot/Commanding Officer | 344th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2015 06:46:51 Tanks Changes to type, aircraft types and stations
Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/496th_Bombardment_Squadron

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2015 06:41:14 Tanks Changes to commanding officers associations and media associations
Sources

http://shopwornangel.imaginarynumber.net/344th-bombardment-group-b-26-ma...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / 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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