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Stephen C Prekel

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 29 October 1942 when B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

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Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23712 Ambros

    B-24 Liberator
    29 October 1942, B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania
Died 29 October 1942
Buried Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2017 10:45:35 general ira snapsorter Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

Associated media and aircraft from ‘Losses of the US 8th & 9th Air Forces’, Bishop and Hey

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 40 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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