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Franklin D Abbott Jr

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed into the Baltic Sea on 6/20/44 in B24 #4440128 Killed in Action (KIA)

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kalamazoo, Michigan
Killed in Action Baltic Sea 20 June 1944
Enlisted Zwolle, LA 71486, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 October 2015 16:08:39 general ira snapsorter Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
MACR 7075 ;
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7075

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