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Paul Elton Kingsley

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

Service

People

  • Homer Ausman

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

  • Sherman Cassidy

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    WIA on Brunswick German on 8 May 1944

  • Wayne Danielson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner/Airplane Armorer | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B24 AC-42-52404. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

  • Albert Nix

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    WIA on mission to Brunswick, Germany on 8 May 1944

  • Ben Wishinski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B24 AC-42-52404. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

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Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

  • Frettenham Village Hall

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Broaddus, TX 75929, USA 29 December 1919
Died Court Hill, Norwich, Norfolk NR12, UK 8 May 1944
Buried San Augustine County, TX, USA

Broaddus Cemetery
Broaddus
San Augustine County
Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2015 17:48:38 usxpat Changes to awards and place associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 8151811

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 13:24:40 usxpat Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, place associations and media associations
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Find A Grave Memorial# 8151811

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit history & Page 278of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 & 458bg.com, Kingsley  crew, crew member list & picture included

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