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Curtis L Christley

Military

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

Service

Units served with

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    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

Events

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

Revisions

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

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

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