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Lloyd C Kenagy

Military

Lloyd Kenagy served as a ball turret gunner with the 401st Bomb Group, flying missions out of Deenethorpe, England.

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97344 Carrie B II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/2/44; Tinker 4/3/44; Hunter 6/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-P] Deenethorpe 28/4/44; detailed Leipzig 16/8/44 with W.A. Shackleford, Navigator: J.M. Rush, Bombardier: W.M. Scalon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

  • 43-38267 MAXIMUM EFFORT

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/7/44; Hunter 25/7/44; Dow Fd 7/8/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-M] Deenethorpe 25/8/44; Salvaged 30/11/44. MAXIMUM EFFORT.

Missions

  • 508

    1 August 1944

  • 8th Air Force 512FB

    3 August 1944

  • 514

    4 August 1944

  • 524

    6 August 1944

  • 533

    9 August 1944

  • 552

    14 August 1944

  • 8th Air Force 556

    16 August 1944
    Aircraft factories and oil refineries are the primary targets for this mission. A total of 1090 heavy bombers are despatched. See Mission Details for particulars. ...

  • 8th Air Force

    24 August 1944
    Down N Go participated in mission number 132 which was a bombing mission over Weimar.

  • 619

    10 September 1944

  • 637

    17 September 1944

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Associated Place

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Albany, OR, USA 15 May 1924
Died Anaheim, CA, USA 17 January 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 09:50:45 Lucy May Changes to nickname, role and biography
Sources

Added from info in photo captions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 11:32:36 marshaferraro Changes to media associations
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PERSONAL PAPERS AND PHOTOS

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 11:25:31 marshaferraro Changes to events
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BIRTH CERT AND DEATH CERT

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 11:24:28 marshaferraro Changes to events and media associations
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DEATH CERTIFICATE AND BIRTH CERTIFICATE

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=2180

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