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Jack R Wallace

Military

B-17G 42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

People

  • William Brownlow

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Clarence Kelly

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Kiser

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Priest

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Henry Rife

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Wilson Rossignol

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Stephen Simpson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Winter

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Glenn Wood

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31910

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/1/44; Kearney 13/1/44; Romulus 24/1/44; Grenier 25/1/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-P] Horham 2/2/44; 8m, Missing in Action Berlin 4/3/44 with Bill Brownlow, Co-pilot: Jack Wallace, Navigator: Steve Simpson, Bombardier: Jim Kiser,...

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of war 4 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2019 13:17:18 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2798 / MACR 2798, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2019 13:13:23 general ira snapsorter Changes to events, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Bishop & Hey

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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