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41-23983

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Cleiborn Booker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag 17B. POW

  • Arthur Crandall

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag 17B. POW

  • Herbert Daly

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Daly was killed in his turret. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Thaddeus Hawkins

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Robert Hudspeth

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag Luft 3 moved to Nuremberg work camp 49-11. POW

  • Orval Huff

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag Luft 3 moved to work camp 49-11. POW

  • Thomas Hughes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983.' Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag 17B. POW

  • Franklin Lown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag Luft 3 moved to Nuremburg area work camp 49-11. POW

  • James Marsh

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag 2B a series of 99 work camps then moved to West Prussia 53-17 work camp. POW

  • Harold Secor

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 April 1943 in B-24 41-23983. Some crew members had baled out when the plane exploded blowing some crew clear. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag 17B. NOTE: MACR spells name 'Socor', NARA as 'Secor'with no listings for Socor POW

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2017 15:11:39 general ira snapsorter Created entry with serial number, aircraft type and unit associations
Sources

Entry added with information from:
- ‘Losses of the US 8th & 9th Air Forces’, Bishop and Hey

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