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Samuel Lewis Peak

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in B-17 42-97084.

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People

  • John Lundberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC #4297084

  • Richard Oberlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Epagne-Epagnette on 6/22/44 in B-17 'Spare Charlie ' #4297084 Petroski, R. Crew

  • Allen Osterberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC #4297084 Petroski, R. Crew Peak, S. Crew

  • Robert Petroski

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot/Co-Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC 42-97084

  • Max Rockey

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC #4297084

  • Robert Scharff

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner, Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    Petroski, R. Crew

  • Murl Simmons

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC 42-97084

  • Frank Welke

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 381st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 22 June 1944 in AC 42-97084

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97084 Spare Charlie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Gr Island 20/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-H] Ridgewell 6/4/44; Missing in Action Tingry-Abbeville 22/6/44 with Sam Peak, Co-pilot: Bob Petroski, Navigator: John Lundberg, Bombardier: Allen Osterberg,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Fort Worth, Texas 1917
Killed in action 22 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 August 2019 19:27:35 camillemnoel Changes to events and person associations
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Update to birth place and date

Date Contributor Update
28 August 2019 19:25:42 camillemnoel Changes to service number and awards
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Update to awards and service number

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2019 17:55:28 camillemnoel Changes to middlename, nickname and aircraft associations
Sources

Letters, wedding certificate state middle name and nickname

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999; MACR 5918 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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