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42-94893

B-24 Liberator

Missing in Action mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann". With 18BS. Pilot: DeMatio.
Missing Air Crew Report 7419. 10 Killed in Action.

Service

Aircraft

Units

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 18th Bomb Squadron
  • 4th Bomb Squadron
  • 7th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Carlo Asti

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Donald DeMatio

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • John McCarthy

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Harvey Morehead

    Military | Sergeant | Nose Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Garfield Morehouse

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Leonard Ray

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Jesse Schulman

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Cecil Tankersley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Walter Vachon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

  • Harold Williams

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action. B-24 42-94893 in mid-air collision with 42-51190 "Ann".

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 19 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 February 2021 11:55:30 general ira snapsorter Changes to description, events and unit associations
Sources

https://valortovictory.tripod.com/b24s/42-94893.htm

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2020 16:52:54 Emily Changes to unit associations
Sources

Amended unit association as per Missing Air Crew Report

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 00:36:10 JasonR Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

Internet research, including http://colbobsimpson.com/index.html

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

MACR 7419 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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