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Roger W Layn

Military

This Entry has been consolidated into one entry of 3 here. http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/197788

Service

Units served with

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 812th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3500

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 16/7/43; Rome 6/8/43; Assigned 812BS/482BG [MI-J] Alconbury 9/43 (H2-X); Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/2/44 with Warren Bock Wounded in Action, Co-pilot: Glen Kofoed, Navigator: Dwight Lambert, Bombardier: Regis Murtha, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bristol, Vermont, USA
Unknown Germany 4 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 June 2020 16:38:54 RayWells Changes to biography
Sources

Consolidation of 3 entries into one

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3159 / MACR 3159, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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