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Sidney Wayne Minor

Military

Lost over North Sea. Account from War Diary states that on 30 December 1944, five enlisted men bailed out over North Sea. The a/c landed at Woodbridge. ABMC lists 5 EM on Wall of Missing for 30 December 1944.

AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group were the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel...

  • 861st Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Gwinnett County, Georgia 4 February 1918
Died 30 December 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2019 12:01:22 Michael Vaughan Changes to media associations
Sources

Photo from findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, family, Freeman's War Diary / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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