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Roderick Mellgren

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Schirmeck in B-24 Rough Buddy #4295390

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95390

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-95390 Rough Buddy

    B-24 Liberator
    (Source: francecrash39-45.net, created and maintained by Mr Daniel Carville) "Rough Buddy"'s operational career ended in Alsace (eastern France) on September 10, 1944 while she was flying her 21st mission against Heilbronn marshalling yards (secondary...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hearne, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 10 September 1944
Died 10 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8925 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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