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William Francis Brinley

Military

Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42102475. Prisoner of War (POW).

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  • 42-102475

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 1/5/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Wilbur Brean, Navigator: Bob Egan, Bombardier: Bob Kleinder, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt Fancea...

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Born Pennsylvania, USA 1 November 1922

Pennsylvania

Enlisted Harrisburg, PA 3 October 1942

Enlisted at Harrisburg, PA

Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 27 May 1944 – 16 April 1945

Stalag Luft IV then moved to Stalag XI B and liberated by the British 7th Armoured Division.

Died Harrisburg, PA 7 October 1969

Harrisburg, PA

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30 December 2019 21:09:04 MorganDar Changes to place associations
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DGM

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25 April 2019 16:46:25 MorganDar Changes to biography, awards and place associations
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07 March 2019 18:03:48 MorganDar Changes to biography
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05 February 2019 17:03:35 MorganDar Changes to events
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30 January 2019 21:25:04 MorganDar Changes to place associations
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D Morgan

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16 January 2019 15:36:35 MorganDar Changes to media associations
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16 January 2019 15:24:46 MorganDar Changes to middlename, nickname, service number and highest rank
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D. Morgan - Grandson in law.

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27 September 2014 18:27:59 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5162 / MACR 5162; Snetterton Falcons, pg 148-149 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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