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Stanley B Morrill

Military

Killed when bombs exploded after 2 B-24s collided in mid-air and crashed near Halesworth. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

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Units served with

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
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Aircraft

  • 41-110033 Arizona Rambler

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

  • 41-28590

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth

Associated Place

  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Died 29 March 1944

Killed on 29 March 1944, when two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

Buried Connecticut

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 16:50:04 usxpat Changes to nickname, events, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/history.htm
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

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

AccidentReports.com, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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