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Garland G Alcorn


Shot down 3 November 1943 in B-17 #42-31101 'Margie'. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 332nd Bomb Squadron

    332nd Bomb Squadron

    Part of 94th Bomb Group.


  • 42-31101 Margie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Gr Island 7/10/43; Wilmington 10/10/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG Rougham 15/10/43; Missing in Action Wilhelmshafen 3/11/43 with Bill Brunson, Co-pilot: Ed Carrington, Navigator: Chester Gliszczynski, Radio Operator: Warren...


Event Location Date
Born Kermit, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 3 November 1943
Died 3 November 1943


Date Contributor Update
22 January 2020 05:14:27 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:34 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1012 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database