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Eugene Francis Lott

Military

Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals.

Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean conflict.

Service

People

  • George Bingham

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat mission. ETD ...

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 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

  • 42-31662 'Fancy Nancy IV'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/12/43; Kearney 17/12/43; Romulus 6/1/44; Kearney 7/1/44; Memphis 9/1/44; Presque Is 10/1/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-B] Deenethorpe 31/1/44; 134m crash landed Polebrook 22/4/44, Salvaged 1 SAD Troston. FANCY NANCY IV.

Associated Place

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hannibal, MO 10 June 1915
Lived in Mount Vernon, IL 1941
Enlisted Urbana, IL 27 May 1942
Based Deenethorpe February 1944 – July 1944

Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Mesa, AZ 28 January 1985
Buried Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo, CA February 1985

Northern California Veterans Cemetery
Igo,
Shasta County, CA
Section 11 Site 211

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2019 17:56:48 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/655933279
https://www.fold3.com/record/40474525-eugene-lott
https://www.fold3.com/record/84386943-eugene-f-lott
https://www.fold3.com/record/621182742-eugene-lott-1915
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/126575236/eugene-francis-lott

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2019 20:26:11 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://401bg.org/Main/History/Crews/Details.aspx?CrewId=10061

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1236

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