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41-28843

B-24 Liberator

B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

Service

Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

  • 715th Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Carcelli

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • William Davis

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • William Durant

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • George Fahr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • James Hardin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland. ...

  • Elmer Meier

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Eugene Pulcipher

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Chester Romanosky

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Carl Spellman

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Maynard Young

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

Missions

  • 311

    22 April 1944

Places

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Kessingland, Suffolk, UK 22 April 1944 – 22 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 20:41:03 usxpat Changes to description, unit associations, place associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

findagrave.com, Repulser Crew
macr 15160
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2015 18:13:50 usxpat Changes to nicknames and events
Sources

macr 15160

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 15160 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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