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Beverly W McLellan

Military

Pilot of B-24D 42-72833 'Torney' reported rear of a/c on fire from unknown causes and crashed into channel on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Hugh McLaren

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist gunner; ball-turret gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Drafted into AAF in 1942 at age 20 while living in Gary, Ind. Assigned to Eighth Air Force. Assigned as gunner to B-24 crew headed by pilot Joseph H. Hardison while training at Tucson, Ariz. Later transferred to 389th Bomb Group, 565th Bomb Squadron as...

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Aliceville, Alabama
Killed in action 29 January 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2245, 8th AF Losses

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