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Albert M Bailey

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed near Mannheim in B-17 Casey's Strawberry 42-97962

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 612th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97962

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Kearney 12/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-G] Deenethorpe 5/6/44; Missing in Action Mannheim 9/9/44 with Dave Loughlin, Co-pilot: Chas Meredith, Bombardier: Edwin Sedlak, Radio Operator: Jim...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Winchester, Indiana
Killed in action 9 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2017 09:20:42 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 8607;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8607, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=3531

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