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William H Anderson

Military

On a mission to Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944, B-17G #42-31109 left the formation after bombing with two engines out, crew baled out, and a/c crashed near Peruwelz, Belgiam. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31109

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 20/9/43; Scott 4/10/43; Wilmington 9/10/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-H] Rougham 10/10/43; transferred 325BS/92BG [NV-M] Alconbury 17/10/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/2/44 with Bob Walther (327bs), Co-pilot: John Pierson, Navigator:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Trimble, Ohio, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 4 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2236 / MACR 2236, 8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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