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Curtis Charles Mosier

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) during a fighter attack on a mission to Regensburg, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-37985 'The Saint'. He was killed when the B-17 was fired upon and he was killed at his co-pilot seat. The pilot was able to return the damaged plane to its base in England.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-37985

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/11/43; Kearney 13/11/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-V] Snetterton 3/12/43; Co-pilot: Curtis Mosier (Killed in Action) Regensburg 25/2/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Oscar Williamson, Co-pilot: Bill Juergens, Navigator: Sam...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York State 17 September 1919
Died 25 February 1944
Buried

Plot C Row 2 Grave 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 June 2019 14:56:53 pnezezon Changes to media associations
Sources

Family picture

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2018 15:10:58 Lucy May Changes to middlename, biography and events
Sources

Added Curtis C Mosier's name to the digital Roll of Honour in the American Air Museum at IWM Duxford.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56292702/curtis-charles-mosier
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27399424/curtis-charles-mosier

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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