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Gerald W Allen

Military

Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30794. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30794

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/7/43; Gr Isle 9/8/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-V/P] Thurleigh 25/8/43; Missing in Action Kiel 5/1/44 with Sid Wolfe, Bombardier: Harry Tomlin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Adolph Sicola, Radio Operator: Gene Paige, Ball...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Aberdeen, Washington, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 5 January 1944
Died 5 January 1944
Buried Washington

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1683 / MACR 1683, 8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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