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Richard Markley

Military

Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42107178. Landed in Sweden. Interned.

Service

People

  • William Nee

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-107178 that crashed in Sweden. Nee parachuted over Germany and was captured by German forces

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107178

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/3/44; MacDill 23/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-K] Bassingbourn 22/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Bill Nee, Co-pilot: Reg Arangona, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gaetano Scida (3 Prisoner of War);...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Saddle River, New Jersey, USA
Interned (INT) Germany 24 May 1944
Prisoner of War (POW) 24 May 1944

Revisions

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5358 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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