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William E Neigh

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) at Meckelfeld (Harburg, Luneburg, Niedersachsen, Lower Saxony Germany) in B-24 #42-51481

Service

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tatamy, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 17 January 1945
Died 17 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2019 23:20:57 Kris45 Changes to biography
Sources

Map of Meckfeld, Germany: http://www.maplandia.com/germany/niedersachsen/luneburg/harburg/meckelfeld/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11735 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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