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Chester L Lambert

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on 11/25/44 in B-17 'Shack Happy' #4231154

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31154 Shack Happy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 25/9/43; Harvard 7/10/43; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 19/10/43; Missing in Action Merseburg 25/11/43 with Norman Wiggin, Ray Hansen, Phil Harper, Andy Bezak, Ken Reynolds, Marvin Olson, Chester Lambert (7 Killed in Action); Phil...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Livingston, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 25 November 1944
Died 25 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10755 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History Roster, Enlisted Men, as of 01 August 1945 MACR 10755

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