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Redlingfield Memorial

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Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Kenneth Cosby

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    KOM. B17#42-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. ...

  • Richard Diete

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    * 20 October 1943 : B17#42-30114 ditched in North Sea. All returned. ...

  • Louis Mirabel

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    * 19 November 1943 : B17#42-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. All 10 men on board killed. Full details on the crash and crew at ...

  • Charles Phinney

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    * 19 November 1943 : B17#42-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. All 10 men on board killed. Full details on the crash and crew at ...

  • Gail Richmond

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    19 November 1943 - B17#42-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. All 10 men on board killed. ...

  • Kenneth Rongstad

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    * 20 October 1943 B17 42-30114 ditched in North Sea. All returned. ...

  • Gordon Sorensen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    * 19 November 1943 : B17#42-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. All 10 men on board killed. Full details on the crash and crew at ...

  • Joseph Spicer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    * 20 October 1943 : B17#42-30114 ditched in North Sea. All returned. ...

  • Warren Strawn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    * 19 November 1943 : B1742-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. All 10 men on board killed. Full details on the crash and crew at ...

  • Julius Torok

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    * 20 October 1943 : B17#42-30114 ditched in North Sea. All returned. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-31123

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/9/43; Gr Island 7/10/43; Wilmington 10/10/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-J] Horham 14/10/43; [4m] crashed on take off for Gelsenkirchen 19/11/43 with Kenneth B. Rongstad, Co-pilot: Warren M. Strawn, Navigator: Richard E. Diete,...

Locations

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 15:50:35 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 11 July 2012, Gary Atkins

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 15:50:34 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 11 July 2012, Gary Atkins

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