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42-7645

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 814th Bomb Squadron

People

  • David Blackwelder

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Thomas Byrnes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Thomas Grohman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • R Hill

    Military | Sergeant | Crew Chief | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ellsworth Jacobson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jerome Just

    Military | Corporal | Assistant Crew Chief | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Paul Kavelaar

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Joseph Kennedy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Arthur Lloyd

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Schroeder

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 482nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after getting lost on a flight to lead a PFF flight from Seething and attempting to land at Bergen, Holland and crashed along the Bergenswerg in B-24H #42-7645 on 2 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

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Places

  • Alconbury

    Military site : airfield
    Alconbury had been constructed as a satellite airfield for RAF Upwood and Wyton and was used by RAF Squadrons: Nos. 15, 40 and 156. In preparation for the arrival of American heavy bombers, the base was developed in 1942 with the runways extended. When...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 2 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3361 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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