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Wesley C Abbott

Military

INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/13/44 in B-17 #4297905

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97905

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 31/3/44; Kearney 30/5/44; Grenier 7/6/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-R] Molesworth 19/6/44; Missing in Action Munich 13/7/44 with Paul Long, Co-pilot: Harry Carlman, Navigator: Marvin Shaw, Bombardier: Chas Cassidy, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 13 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7503 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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