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Ernest G Maynard

Military

Maynard served on 34 missions over Germany as a crew chief on B-24 Liberators.

He also undertook maintenance and servicing of training aircraft for 8 months in the United States, carrying out pre-flight and daily inspections.

Service

People

  • Kenneth Baldwin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 445th Bomb Group

  • Raymond Barnes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group

  • Donald Brent

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4250324 'Eileen' DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSmpid=48612389&GRid=56357273& https://www.fold3.com/page/529852385_donald_e_brent/

  • Angelo Celotti

    Military | 445th Bomb Group

  • Ryburn James

    Military | 445th Bomb Group

  • Daniel Keefe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group

  • Ernest Maynard

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 445th Bomb Group
    Maynard served on 34 missions over Germany as a crew chief on B-24 Liberators. He also undertook maintenance and servicing of training aircraft for 8 months in the United States, carrying out pre-flight and daily inspections.

  • Robert Russell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group

  • Gerard Vayo

    Military | 445th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50321 Fort Worth Maid

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-50324

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-50383 King Kong

    B-24 Liberator
    Robert D Russell and his crew of the 445th Bomb Group completed 10 missions aboard "King Kong". The aircraft was later lost on a mission over Kassel on 27 September 1944, while being flown by Jim Baynham and his crew.

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 8 December 1922
Enlisted 22 January 1943
Left the USAAF Chanute Field, Illinois 13 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 09:11:58 Emily Changes to highest rank, biography and events
Sources

Information taken from Separation Qualification Record UPL 37142

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 06:37:19 DJM Changes to person associations
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Update

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 06:33:15 DJM Changes to middlename
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Update

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 05:59:30 DJM Changes to media associations
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Don Madar entries - care of Annette Maynard collection.

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 05:47:38 DJM Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Don Madar - entries of 1/22/19

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