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Curtis L Christley


Killed in Action (KIA) 29 November 1943 in B-26 41-31697 piloted by Major Walter J. Ives. Plane iced up over the Channel . 2 of the crew bailed out.

Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart


Units served with

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 556th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania
Killed in Action (KIA) (?) 29 November 43
Died 29 November 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:41 AAM AAM ingest

9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / B-26 memorials guide / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia