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Matthew A Myerson

Military

He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944. He completed approx. 31 missions. Shot down on 12 Sept 1944 in B-17 42-102969 "Methuselah" flying with Earl R. Barr.

AM 2OLC,

Service

People

  • Earl Barr

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944. Completed approx. 29 missions. Crashed at Brodowiin on 9/12/44 in B-17 Methuselah #42102969. POW at Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12. POW, AM 4Olc,

  • Harold Barrett

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Reported to group on 11 June 1944 and departed on 7 Sept 1944. He flew 22 missions from 15 Jun to 30 Aug 1944. AM 2OLC, DFC,

  • Donald Bouchelle

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 June 1944. AM 3OLC, DFC,

  • Alfred Capen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944. Crashed at Brodowiin in B-17 Methuselah 42-102969 on 9/12/44. POW at Stalag 9C Bad Sulza Saxe-Weimar 51-11. POW, AM

  • Hector Chavez

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew with Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944. ...

  • Cloyd Cresswell

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 June 1944. AM 2OLC,

  • Chester Lantz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Completed 27 missions from June 1944 to Aug 1944. Flew on Capt. Harold Barrett crew. He was injured in a collision with a jeep. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944. DFC, AM 3OLC,

  • Chauncey Price

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944. AM 1OLC,

  • Ralph Wiehrdt

    Military | Bombardier | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    He flew on Harold Barrett crew. Reported to group on 11 Jun 1944 and departed on 7 Sept 1944. AM 3OLC, DFC,

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Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102969

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-X] Thurleigh 5/6/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/9/44 with Earl Barr, Co-pilot: Bob Reid, Bombardier: Garland Montague, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Hector Chavez...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York
Died 12 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p.206, MACR 8836, First Over Germany pg. 275, http://www.wwiimemorial.com/registry/wardept/pframe.asp?Honoree / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pic...

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