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Frederick L Campbell

Military

Crashed near Medenblick on 11/6/44 in B-17 'Lady Jane' #42-107009, Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107009 'Lady Jane'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-F] Deenethorpe; on return from mission 12 May 1944 with Lt J.C. Sharp, Waist gunner: Alfred A. Tomkinson (KIA- flak hit - died in in base hospital). ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Belton, Missouri, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) English Channel 6 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 July 2021 19:35:51 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2021 16:59:23 Hotelie1970 Changes to service number, awards and media associations
Sources

https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2019/268/79265302_3e981a92-d6d4-430... and GENERAL ORDER # 502, IX Troop Carrier Command dated 7 November 1944: From Headquarters 1 Bomb Division by Brigadier General Williams.

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10349 / MACR 10349, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1988 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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