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Robert G. Campbell's Crew. Back row: (L-R) Cpl. Ralph Loss-Tail Gunner, Cpl. Duane Cassidy-Waist Gunner, Cpl. Arch Floyd-Ball Turret, Sgt. Orville Core-Radio Operator, S/Sgt. Andrew Coatley. Front row: (L-R) 2nd Lt. Robert Campbell-Pilot, 2nd Lt. Joseph Cooper-Navigator, F/O Herbert Licker-Bombardier, 2nd Lt. Filbert Arbogast-Co-pilot. (Andy Jones-Tail gunner is missing from the photo) Photo taken on 4th August 1944.

Connections

Units

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 601st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Filbert Arbogast

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Merseburg in B-17 #4338670

  • Robert Campbell

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Merseburg on 11/2/44 in B-17 #4338670

  • Duane Cassidy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Merseburg in B-17 #4338670

  • Andrew Coatley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Merseburg in B-17 #4338670 Air Medal w/2Oak Leaf Cluster; POW Medal; Purple Heart

  • Joseph Cooper

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    oak leaf cluster

  • Arch Floyd

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Herbert Licker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Merseburg in B-17 #4338670

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2016 15:11:27 emma simpson Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

398th Bomb Group Collection via Nuthampstead Airfield Museum.

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