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Barker Street Crash Memorial at Heigham Street, Norwich.

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  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Arthur Akin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Death Non Battle. Crashed on practice mission, was subbing for another Co-Pilot, plane name was 'Lady Jane', 42-95133.

  • Ralph Dooley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Died in the crash of the Lady Jane, B24 42-95133, on a training mission.

  • Paul Gorman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Died in the crash of the Lady Jane, B24 42-95133, on a training mission.

  • Oscar Nelson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Died in the crash of the Lady Jane, B24 42-95133, on a training mission.

  • John Phillips

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
    DNB. A/C B-24 (H) 42-95133, Lady Jane, returning from a Practice Mission and in the process of making an instrument landing approach to AAF Station 123. The A/C hit the steeple of St. Phillips Church on Hamm Road, damaging the right wing and right tail...

  • Don Quirk

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA). A/C B-24 (H) 42-95133 returning from a Practice Mission and in the process of making an instrument landing approach to AAF Station 123. The A/C hit the steeple of St. Phillips Church on Hamm Road, damaging the right wing and...

  • Ralph Von Bergen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    DNB. A/C B-24 (H) 42-95133 returning from a Practice Mission and in the process of making an instrument landing approach to AAF Station 123. The A/C hit the steeple of St. Phillips Church on Hamm Road, damaging the right wing and right tail assembly...

  • Paul Wadsworth

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Died in the crash of the Lady Jane, B24 42-95133, on a training mission.

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