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Charles Edmund McDermott Jr


Shot down 28 July 1943 in B-17 42-30141 'Liberty Belle. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). His body washed ashore at Bullum, Denmark on Augst 29th . He was buried in Denmark first then moved to Ardennes Amer. Cemetery in Belgium

Air Medal w 2/Oak Leaf Cluster


Units served with


  • 42-30141 Liberty Bell

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Walla Walla 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 10/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-B] Andrews Fd 1/6/43; Snetterton 12/6/43. ...


Event Location Date
Born Ridgewood, New Jersey 21 August 1919
Killed in Action 28 July 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 January 2016 14:43:17 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, suffix, biography, events and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 140 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:37 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 140