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Memorial plaque at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Madingley, Cambridgeshire, England.

Connections

Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group to be given B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 model that was fitted with a nose turret on the production line, an adaptation...

  • 577th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Jay Cable

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17.

  • Robert Cox

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17. AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • John Ellis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17. Pilot Ellis credited by locals with keeping his plane in the...

  • John Holling

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17.

  • Clare Hultengren

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17. ...

  • Stanley Jankowski

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17.

  • William McGinley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Bill McGinley, from Arkansas, joined the USAAF in 1941 aged 19. He became a tail gunner on B-24s and was posted to the 392nd Bomb Group at Wendling, Norfolk. On 29 January 1944, his ninth mission, his aircraft was hit and he bailed out. He evaded...

  • Frank Minick

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Aerial Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17. AM/ PH

  • Jack Shaeffer

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17.

  • Samuel Stalsby

    Military | Flight Officer
    Killed in Action (KIA) or KIS 12 August 1944. Aircraft aborted raid to Juvicour Airfield due to weather and crashed with full bomb load near Cheshunt. Possibly collided with 398th BG B-17.

Aircraft

  • 42-95023

    B-24 Liberator
    This aircraft transferred to the 392nd Bomb Group (H) from the 492nd Bomb Group (H) after the mission on 6th August 1944. The 492nd, based at North Pickenham, had suffered heavy losses and was effectively wound down after 6th August '44, with remaining...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2017 15:29:42 Rob in Norwich Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Rob Edwards added connections: BG, BS, Holling and McGinley, aircraft

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2015 20:58:56 apollo11 Changes to place associations
Sources

My own research and photo.

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2015 20:58:55 apollo11 Created entry with caption, person associations and place associations
Sources

My own research and photo.

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