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William C Carlson

Military

Killed when planes collided over base after returning from Regenberg mission on 11 Apr 45

Killed in Action (KIA)

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Events

Event Location Date
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried

Cambridge
Plot E Row 5 Grave 42

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2019 09:40:18 usxpat Changes to events
Sources

ABMC

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 16:52:50 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 16:52:22 usxpat Changes to media associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 16:46:39 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 16:46:05 usxpat Changes to events
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 16:44:17 usxpat Changes to service number, awards, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission
http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th BG History / Combat Sup / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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