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42-110091

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

People

  • John Biggins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Charles Boling

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • James Byrd

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 42-110091 on 7/7/44

  • John Cory

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Charles Davis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Albert Holmes

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Dale Hudiburg

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Richard Paulson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Ruben Redinger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

  • Chester Swisher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hettstedt in B-24 #42-110091

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 7 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7239 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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