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Samuel Massey Ellicott Jr.

Military

- Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator #41-29117 "Lady Marie" of the 445th BG - 702nd BS
- Lost 24 FEB 1944
- MACR #2555
- Crashed near Unterweit on a mission to Gotha, GR.
- 1LT Samuel Massey Ellicott sent to Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12

Service

People

  • John Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    B-24 - #42-7554 - 8th AF, 445th BG, 702nd BS - stationed in NOV 1943 at RAF Tibenham. ...

  • Leroy Tucker

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Crew Chief | 445th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Unterweit on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29117 'Lady Marie'. Prisoner of War (POW). M.A.C.R. (Missing Aircrew Report) # 2555

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 2nd Air Division

    2nd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 2nd Bomb Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 2nd Combat Bomb Wing
  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-29117 Lady Marie

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 "LADY MARIE" SHOT DOWN OVER GERMANY ON 24 FEB 1944 ...

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wilmington, Delaware, USA 14 September 1917
POW 24 February 1944

1LT Ellicott was sent to Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12

Died Delaware, USA 29 June 1968 – 24 February 1944

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2555 / MACR 2555, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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