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42-51283

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

  • 844th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Raymond Carlson

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Curry

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 489th Bomb Group

  • Francis Daino

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #42-51283, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Harold Defenbaugh

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Francis Fitzgibbon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • David Godair

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Sidney Lewis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Paul Nickle

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 489th Bomb Group

  • John Short

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jack Snead

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 October 1944 in B-24 #4251283. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 6 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9751 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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