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Junior Malcolm Adams


Killed in Action (KIA) crashed into channel in B-17 'Yellow Cab' #42-32081


Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-32081 Yellow Cab

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/1/44; Gr Island 6/2/44; Presque Is 4/3/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 6/3/44; Missing in Action Hamburg 4/11/44 with Junior Adams, Bob McGuire, Edwin Breaw, Ross McCollum, Millard Bell, John Roberts, John Dewberry, John...

Associated Place

  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...


Event Location Date
Born Fairgrove, Michigan, USA 1919
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 4 November 1944
Died 4 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
12 September 2020 03:25:31 jmoore43 Changes to events

Updated the Born event per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 56287277.

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2020 03:22:25 jmoore43 Changes to middlename, service number and highest rank

Updated middle name and rank and Added a S/N per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 56287277.

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2020 22:22:10 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:41 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10162 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database