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Richard B Funk

Military

Shot down 29 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97314 'Pop'. Landed in Sweden. Interned (INT).

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97314 Little John

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/2/44; Rapid City 4/3/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 26/4/44; no ops, transferred 327BS/92BG [UX-J] Podington 7/5/44; Missing in Action Posen 29/5/44 with Vic Trost, Co-pilot: Dick Funk, Navigator: Franklin Burks,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Interned (INT) Sweden 29 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2021 20:11:06 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5345 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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