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41-23712

B-24 Liberator

29 October 1942, B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

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...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Stephen DeMaroney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • Thomas Lewis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 29 October 1942 when B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe PH

  • James Muzio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • John O'Dell

    Military | Private First Class | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • Stephen Prekel

    Military | Private | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 29 October 1942 when B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe PH

  • Earl Purdy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 29 October 1942 B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • Lynn Reiss

    Military | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed when B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • Joseph Simpson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 20 October 1942. B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • Charles Sorrell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 29 October 1942 when B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

  • Herbert Thorpe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    29 October 1942 B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe who was wounded.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2017 10:00:36 general ira snapsorter Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and unit associations
Sources

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

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