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42-52444

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 838th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clemente Barboza

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Paul Churm

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Lorin Cleary

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 487th Bomb Group

  • Arthur Frey

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Dale Knapp

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Victor Kramer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Ernest McCoy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 487th Bomb Group

  • Eugene McKee

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 487th Bomb Group
    Flew on B-24H 42-52444 Lazy Lady Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24 42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action. PH

  • Harold Owens

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joseph Perry

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24H #42-52444 'Lazy Lady'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 11 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4782 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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