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Mervyn L Richards

Connections

Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Mervyn Richards

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 26 August 1944 when co-piloting B-17 Mairzy Doats (serial number 42-107146) The aircraft was damaged by flak and ditched the North Sea.

Aircraft

Missions

  • 576

    26 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2014 15:33:51 Lucy May Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Supplied to the museum by Fred Streif.

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