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Nicholas B Kehoe Jr

Military

Shot down by fighters into Baltic Sea on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440112 Prisoner of War (POW)

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Rochester, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Baltic Sea 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2018 11:23:41 Lucy May Changes to surname, middlename, suffix, biography and place associations
Sources

Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7074

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2017 21:58:44 JohnS3rd Changes to service number and highest rank
Sources

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF): Hankin, Armand L. O-695814, 2nd Lt. USAAC
Exhibit A: 2BD, : 8AF 492nd Bomb Gp: 856th Squadron, Intended Destination: Politz Germany, 20 June 1944 Time 0915 Location of last know whereabouts of missing aircraft Pomeranian Bay B-24J #44-40112 Crew 11,

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7074 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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