The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
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
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. ...
|Born||Ridgewood, New Jersey||21 August 1919|
|Killed in Action||28 July 1943|
|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:
|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