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Willard J Adams Jr

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed near Erneghem on 7/1/44 in B-24 #42-52758, Evaded (EVD).

Service

Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron

    835th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    *Taken from the official web page of the '486th Bomb Group Association' (https://486th.org/BS835/index.htm)* ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Vancouver Wa
Evaded (EVD) 1 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2020 20:07:33 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added S/N per MACR 6771 at Fold3.com.
See: https://www.fold3.com/image/29101046

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2020 19:12:10 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Added an EVD event per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2020 19:08:33 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to A/C #42-52758 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2020 19:51:21 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6771

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