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Francis F Burns

Military

Sgt Francis F. Burns flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Togglier.

Service

People

  • Clarence Bailey

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew. Sgt Clarence Bailey flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Tail Gunner.

  • Wilbur Ford

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Wilbur was born 6-Jan-17 and died 27-Jan-10 at the Audie Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He flew 10 x missions over Germany during WWII and his co-pilot was Terence Bennett McArron. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Philip Moody

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Gunner; Engineer | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's crew ...

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Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37706 Satan's Chillen'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-U] Deenethorpe 12/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA...

  • 44-6132 'Snicklefritz'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 9/5/44; Hunter 19/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-B] Deenethorpe 8/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 1/12/45.

  • 44-6146 'Little Cheezer'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-R] Deenethorpe 10/6/44; 613BS [IN-R]; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; Sth Plains 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14...

  • 44-6313 'Budd's Dudds'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 29/6/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-F] Deenethorpe 23/7/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/12/45. BUDD’S DUDDS.

  • 44-6588 Carrie B IV

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 17/9/44; Grenier 16/10/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [IN-D] Deenethorpe 6/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 10/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 2/12/45. CARRIE B IV.

  • 44-6842 'Little Larry'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 25/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-V] Deenethorpe 19/12/44; transferred 384BG Grafton Underwood 10/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/5/46.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2019 00:46:14 ptmcarron Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 23:29:07 ptmcarron Changes to media associations
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 21:22:17 ptmcarron Changes to role
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 21:20:55 ptmcarron Changes to biography
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1955

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