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George A Abbott

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed at Ruehlow in B-17 Sleepytime Gal on 6/21/44 #42102527 Prisoner of War (POW)

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102527 Sleepytime Gal

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Gr Island 21/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-A] Bassingbourn 22/4/44; Missing in Action 14+m Berlin 21/6/44 with Ed Waters, Co-pilot: George Abbott, Bombardier: Jim Van Pelt, Waist gunner: Bob Hettinger (4...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakdale, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 21 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5983 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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