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Norris E Hartwell Jr.




Units served with


  • 42-68205

    F-5 Lightning

  • 42-12778 Dim View

    F-5 Lightning
    Failed to Return (FTR). Lockheed F-5A-3 Lightning 42-12778 31st PRS, 10th PRG, 9th AF . 7th May 1944. Belgium. Pilot Fred Kay Hayes. KIA. MACR 5534.

Associated Place

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...


Event Location Date
Born Lusk, WY 82225, USA 10 January 1921
Shot Down Pas-de-Calais, France 12 August 1944

Shot down by flak at low level

POW Barth, Germany September 1944 – 13 May 1945

Stalag Luft I

Retired from USAF Anchorage, AK, USA 1969
Died Phoenix, AZ, USA 6 October 2005


Date Contributor Update
17 December 2014 16:14:44 466thHistorian Changes to suffix, highest rank, role, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

Eyes of The Eighth - Patricia Fussell Keen

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:43 AAM AAM ingest

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia