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Lawrence J Maher


Crashed near Schienbeck on 9/28/44 in B-17 'Oh-Kay' #42-97470, Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 748th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97470 Oh Kay

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/11/43; Wendover 10/12/43; Assigned 748BS/457BG [R] Glatton 26/1/44; Missing in Action Osnabruck 26/9/44 with Bob Ellsworth, Co-pilot: John Van Ingen, No nav, Bombardier: Tom Metcalfe, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim...

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 28 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
17 September 2021 20:04:31 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:14 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9771 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database