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Fletcher Barnes

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Hannover on 9/12/44 in B-24 Lambsy-Divey #4440170

Air Medal; Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Paris, OH 45347, USA 4 December 1922
Killed in Action (KIA) Hanover, Germany 12 September 1944
Enlisted Claremont, New Hampshire, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2015 12:54:41 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
MACR 8859

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8859 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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