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42-7512

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Cornwall

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Eugene Fippinger

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Raymond George

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Javiek

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group

  • Edison Jones

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Jack Love

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Co-Pilot, Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Minor

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group

  • Victor Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag Luft 1, Barth POW

  • Robert Wright

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-24 #42-7512 'Gremlin's Roost. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Walter Yerkers

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 5 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2510 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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