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William F Dwyer Jr

Military

Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/12/44 in B-24 #41-28948, Interned (INT).

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Interned (INT) Switzerland 12 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2020 00:41:38 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.
Changed the location of the "Interned" event to "Switzerland” per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2020 00:31:02 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2020 03:45:56 jmoore43 Changes to surname, middlename and suffix
Sources

Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the surname field to the suffix field and moving the last name from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7570 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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