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Donald E Harris

Military

killed in mid air collision over base after returning from mission

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50790 Little King

    B-24 Liberator
    Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-51909 on 11 April 1945, over Harleston/Redenhall. No survivors.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pekin, IL, USA 10 August 16
Enlisted Peoria, IL, USA 30 October 1942
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried

April 11, 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 16:01:08 usxpat Changes to service number, awards, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 56290471
American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th unit history / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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