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Memorial on Green Lane, Redenhall, Suffolk, erected by Peter Kent, who was a boy at the time of the crash.

Connections

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Barron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg

  • Anthony Birkbeck

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Killed in mid air collision over Harleston/Redenhall on return from a mission.

  • William Carlson

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    Killed when planes collided over base after returning from Regenberg mission on 11 Apr 45 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Raymond Carnahan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: PH.

  • Rogers Edgar

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg.

  • Robert Free

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in mid air collision over base after returning from mission.

  • Wendell Fuller

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    killed in mid air collision over base after returning from mission

  • Earl Graf

    Military | Sergeant
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • August Haak

    Military | Sergeant
    killed in mid air collision over base after returning from mission

  • Harold Hackworth

    Military | Sergeant
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2019 12:20:06 usxpat Changes to person associations
Sources

Removed Homer Gentry, who did not die in this crash. According to his headstone application, accessed via ancestry.com, he died a year earlier and was a member of the 705th Squadron, not the 706th.

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 14:44:34 usxpat Created entry with caption and unit associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 22 August 2012, Gary Atkins

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