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Burton L Wilson

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  • Wesley Hudson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action on 27 March 1944, in B-17G #42-38085. His aircraft crashed near Bullswood Lane, Cockfield shortly after takeoff in poor weather. His aircraft was seen burning before it dove into the ground, causing the bombs on board to explore, and...

  • William Lindgren

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Armorer Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History Roster, Enlisted Men, as of 01 August 1945

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