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Robert Alexander McCracken

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed at Schlossborn in B-24 'Silver Queen' #42-95267, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 846th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oil City, Pennsylvania 15 September 1916
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 21 July 1944
Buried Rouseville, Pennsylvania, USA

Rynd Farm Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2020 19:20:23 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Updated the Born event per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 157851715.

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2020 19:18:19 jmoore43 Changes to middlename and events
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Added his middle name and a Buried event per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 157851715.

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2020 19:14:53 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Changed the label of the “Died” event to "Killed in Action (KIA)" per info n the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2020 19:06:43 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
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Added a connection to A/C #42-95267 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2020 19:03:20 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7842

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