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Walter K Nealon

Military

Joined Sqd 4/10/42. ETO/Queen Mary 9/5/42. DS/Tunis 9/16/43. Returned to base 10/12/43. Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109822 'Townsend's Terrible Ten. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Fw 190 destroyed 12/11/43, Me190 destroyed 2/24/44.

Service

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3857 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Webb Todd; MACR 3857

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