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Warren T Dayton

Military

Shot down 12 August 1943 in B-17 #4229898 'Scarlett O'Hara. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29898 Scarlett O'Hara

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/43; Sioux City 19/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Bangor 13/4/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-K/I] Kimbolton 22/4/43; Missing in Action Bochum 12/8/43 with Ralph Osborne, Radio Operator: Mildred Fambrough, Ball turret gunner: Larry Truman,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chester Moriches, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 12 August 1943
Died 12 August 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1762 / MACR 1762; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 272 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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