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William B Campbell

Military

Crashed near Ostende, Belgium on a mission to Lippstadt, GR on 21 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31860. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31860

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/12/43; Kearney 14/1/44; Presque Is 29/1/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY- ] Podington 5/2/44; Missing in Action Achmer 21/2/44 with Ralph Skoubo, Co-pilot: Bill Campbell, Navigator: Rich Baker, Bombardier: Bill Corretti, Radio Operator:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dallas, Texas, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Hollland 21 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2855 / MACR 2855, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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