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Parish Church of Rumburgh, St Michael & St Felix.

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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...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert McKinley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR. Awards: PH.

  • Robert Neumer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Robert Neumer was killed when B-24 42-51116 crashed at Corner Farm, Rumburgh, on the morning of 7 June 1944. The mission to Alcenon, Northern France, had been scrubbed, and they were on their way home. 8 crew were killed. Robert is not named on the...

  • Charles Peck

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR. Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

  • Siegfried Profe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR. Awards: PH.

  • Lyle Stevens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR. Awards: PH.

  • Charles Tungeitt

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR. Awards: PH.

  • Paul Winkelman

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR. Awards: PH.

  • Robert Zeller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Alencon, France in B-24 #42-51116, 7-Jun-44; Crashed Rumburgh, Suffolk, Killed in Action (KIA), No MACR. Awards: PH.

  • Louis Zusser

    Military | Sergeant | Photographer
    Killed in Action (KIA) parachute did not open after plane fell from sky. B-24 #42-51116. [see note below: Louis Zusser DID NOT DIE in this crash] ...

Aircraft

  • 42-51116 Nature's Nymph

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Returning from an aborted mission to Alencon, France, the aircraft crashed at Corner Farm, Rumburgh, on 7 June 1944. Although there are conflicting reports, it seems that there were 8 crew killed. 2 x RTD, 8 x KIA....

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2015 16:48:39 usxpat Created entry with caption and unit associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 20 June 2012, Gary Atkins

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