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Edward C Montgomery

Military

Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42-102561. Prisoner of War (POW).
Missing Air Crew Report #5164
POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102480 Boots II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 1/5/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-N] Snetterton 2/4/44; on training mission 23/4/44, with John Brotbeck, Co-pilot: Chas Irving, Navigator: Ed Montgomery, Bombardier: Owen Womak, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-102561

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/3/44; Gr Island 2/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; slated 385BG, Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-D] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Chas Irving, Bombardier: John Flanyak, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Zalaker,...

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 Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 27 May 1944

P.O.W in Stalag Luft III

Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2019 21:27:18 GaryCMontgomery Changes to media associations
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Family photo

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2019 21:24:40 GaryCMontgomery Changes to events
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Family

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2019 14:44:03 GaryCMontgomery Changes to nickname and awards
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Family info

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 19:19:46 bombercommand Changes to service number and biography
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MACR 5164

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:17 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5164 / MACR 5164; Snetterton Falcons, pg 134 & 149 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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