The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 15 September 1943 in B-17 #4230493. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Dallas 10/6/43; Smoky Hill 11/7/43; Dow Fd 15/7/43; Assigned 94BG Rougham 18/7/43 DOUBLE DOO; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ- ] Snetterton 8/43; Missing in Action Paris 15/9/43 with Cecil Reed, Co-pilot: Larry Carner, Navigator: Floyd Clay,...
Military site : airfield
Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||15 September 1943|
|Died||15 September 1943|
|27 September 2014 18:26:03||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 727 / MACR 727; Snetterton Falcons, pg 59 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database