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Frederick A Loehrl


Boston III AL677 MQ-P (a RAF training plane borrowed for the unit until US planes arrived) was shot down by flak and crashed on sandbar opposite DeKooij af, Island of Texel, Holland. 15th BG was a liaison squadron.


Units served with

  • 15th Bomb Squadron

    15th Bomb Squadron

    The 15th Bomb Squadron was the first US bomb unit sent to UK. Flying personnel arrived at Newport without aircraft on 13 May 1942. ...


  • AL677

    A-20 Havoc
    Aircraft was originally part of the complement of 226 Squadron RAF but given over to 15th Bombardment Squadron to be flown by an American crew. The aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire and crashed on Texel Island, Holland while on a mission to...



Event Location Date
Killed in Action (KIA) Texel, The Netherlands 4 July 1942

Shot down by anti-aircraft fire at Texel Island, Holland

Commemorated Netherlands American Cemetery, 6269 NA Migraten, The Netherlands 1945

Commemorated on the Wall of the Missing, Netherlands American Cemetery


Date Contributor Update
12 November 2014 19:42:59 Lee8thbuff Changes to biography and events

Lee Cunningham 12-Nov-2014. Event descriptions added.

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2014 18:57:43 Lee8thbuff Changes to service number and awards

Lee Cunningham, 17-Oct-43, American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) records.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:24 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AF by Bishop and Hey p. 20