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Vernon E Arnold

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 42-102421. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron
  • 711th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102421

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Gr Island 16/3/44; Presque Is 2/4/44; Assigned 709BS/447BG [CQ-M] Rattlesden 6/4/44. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Indiana
Killed in action 29 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2020 11:54:09 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Combined several entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4254
https://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWI...
http://www.fold3.com/image/28625642/

Date Contributor Update
11 February 2020 20:44:52 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4254

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