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Lloyd C Sharrard

Military

On SO#279, was Crew #62 and flew A/C 42-7580.

Was first in the 445th BG.

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...

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-7580 'Hap Hazard'

    B-24 Liberator
    Original 445th BG aircraft - arrived in UK on 24 Nov 43. Not listed on a report dated 28 Dec 43 from 445 BG to 2BD of names and pictures on aircraft. Repaired at Woodbridge, Suffolk, 23 Apr - 12 May 44 - structural damage. Flew 27 combat missions with...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2018 15:47:52 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- WWW.491st.org roster

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Birsic, SO#279 06 Oct 43 Sioux City, IA to Lincoln, Neb & Page 404 in the book 2ND AIR DIVISIONby Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition (D790.A2S45) / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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