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Merle S Wood


Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30724. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30724 Devastating Dottie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 17/7/43; Scott 8/8/43; Presque Is 17/8/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG Thurleigh 20/8/43; transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-D] Chelveston 31/8/43; Missing in Action Kiel 5/1/44 with Stephen Barker, John Farley, Paul Wilson, Vince Durante, Billy...


Event Location Date
Born Buffalo, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 5 January 1944
Died 5 January 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:05 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1685 / MACR 1685, 8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database