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42-95104

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Edward Ainsworth

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Hamm on 10/2/44 in B-24 #4295104

  • John Clark

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Hamm in B-24 #4295104

  • Maurice Finnegan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Hamm in B-24 #4295104

  • Robert Lyons

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Hamm on 02-Oct-44 in B-24 #42-95104

  • Britt Maxwell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) - crashed at Hamm in B-24 42-95104

  • Dan Means

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Hamm in B-24 #42-95104

  • George Nimmer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Hamm in B-24 #42-95104. Crew R75.

  • Raymond Rhodes

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed at Hamm in B-24 42-95104

  • Lincoln Ricker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Hamm in B-24 #4295104 He was originally a crew member of Lt. Ray Ness who completed 35 missions He flew with another crewon the last missions and was shot down and killed.

Events

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2015 04:20:37 Timothy McKeown Changes to media associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9427 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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