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Frank Aldenhoevel

Military

Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #42-30201 'Shedonwanna?', Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 560th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30201 Shedonwanna?

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/43; Gore 7/5/43; Sioux City 11/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Dow Fd 19/6/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 20/6/43 TIGER GIRL; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Earl Melville, Radio Operator: Frank Aldenhoevel, Waist gunner...

Events

Event Location Date
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 6 September 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 20:18:46 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Changed the label for a Died event to KIA per info in the "Summary biography" and MACR 3124.

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 20:16:21 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations
Sources

Added a connection to the 560th BS per MACR 3124 at Fold3.com. Source: https://www.fold3.com/image/37110167

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 20:12:46 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to the A/C #42-30201 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 20:11:14 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added S/N per MACR 3124 at Fold3.com. Source: https://www.fold3.com/image/37110164

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 19:56:05 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3124

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