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Stewart C McConnell

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 25 May 1944 B-17G #42-106989 'Miss Adventure'.

AM/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106989 Miss Adventure

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/1/44; MacDill 14/2/44; Grenier 24/2/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG [Y] Knettishall 28/2/44; on mission to Liege 25/5/44 with Tracy Breed, Co-pilot: Don Duclos, Navigator: Harry Kroneberger, Bombardier: Charles Larsen, Flight engineer...

Associated Place

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania
Died 25 May 1944
Buried

Plot B Row 16 Grave 6

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2018 09:33:34 Lucy May Changes to events
Sources

https://www.abmc.gov/node/545654#.Wri-UE2pWM8

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

ABMC, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces vol 3 pg 654 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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