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42-94745

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group were the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel...

  • 861st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Tommie Alexander

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Assainvillers in B-24 #4294745

  • Richard Browne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 493rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 18 August 1944 in AC #4294745. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harry Clark

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 August 1944 in B-24 #4294745/

  • Morris Flados

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 493rd Bomb Group

  • James Glaze

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 August 1944 in B-24 #4294745

  • Eugene Gross

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 August 1944 in B-24 #4294735.

  • Walter Kreipe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 August 1944 in B-24 #4294745.

  • Donovan Mott

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 August 1944 in B-24 #4294745.

  • Richard Sierks

    Military | Captain | Command Pilot, Pilot, Mission | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 18 August 1944 in B-24 #4294745

  • John Van Hausen

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 493rd Bomb Group

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 18 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8421 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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