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August E Herlth

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

Service

People

  • William Lindgren

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Armorer Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 711th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 17/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 24/3/44; transferred 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 2/11/44 with Capt Bill Reynolds, Maj Wilbur Allen, Capt John Galey, Gus Herith,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Catonsville, Maryland, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 2 November 1944
Died 2 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10164 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945/ MACR 10164

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