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Leo A Carey

Military

Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4129132 'Tenovus'. Killed in Action (KIA).

AM/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA 1919
Killed in Action (KIA) Liège, Belgium 13 April 1944
Died 13 April 1944
Buried Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2018 21:43:29 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Updated Burial Location per information from Finda-A-Grave Memorial #56279950.

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2018 21:40:54 jmoore43 Changes to biography, awards and events
Sources

Updated metals per Description for Flight Officer Carey at the American Air Museum of Britain.

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2016 21:47:52 usafdo Changes to media associations
Sources

A. L. DESTRO II

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2016 19:11:30 usafdo Changes to media associations
Sources

A. L. DESTRO II

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, MACR 3830 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3830 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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