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Raymond George Carnahan

Military

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • John Barron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Allegheny County, PA 27 May 1921

Son of Charles W and Margaret B [Stiveson] Carnahan.

Enlisted Pittsburgh, PA 1 July 1943

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Based Bungay 1944 – 11 April 1945

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945

Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

Buried Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth, PA 1948

Mount Vernon Cemetery
Elizabeth
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section I, Lot 1841, Grave 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2019 15:50:25 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, person associations and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/121995323?rec=121995441
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763605?rec=299437355
https://www.fold3.com/record/87358070-raymond-g-carnahan
https://www.fold3.com/image/541752740?terms=raymond,816,carnahan
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/115354475/raymond-george-carnahan

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2019 09:55:10 usxpat Changes to middlename, biography and events
Sources

findagrave memorial 115354475

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2019 13:41:24 usxpat Changes to place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Correcting crew list; private document taken from website no longer available.

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 16:51:15 usxpat Changes to service number, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 115354475
http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th BG/ history / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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