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2LT Pharis E. Weekley
Navigator
William E. Meehan, Jr. Crew
93rd BG
KIA 1 August 1943 Operation Tidal Wave

Connections

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Pharis Weekley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action 1 August 1943 on Ploesti raid while TDY to 9thAF in B-24 'Lady Jane' 42-40804. DFC/ AM/ PH

Locations

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2016 01:12:24 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36100880

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