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William F Husted

Military

Killed in mid air collision over Harleston/Redenhall on return from a mission.

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

Plot F Row 7 Grave 121

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 16:08:04 usxpat Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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