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Harold Granville Hackworth


Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regensberg. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA


Event Location Date
Born 25 February 1925
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried Clay City, KY 40312, USA

Clay City Eaton Cemetery
Clay City
Powell County
Kentucky, USA


Date Contributor Update
02 August 2020 20:55:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" (Regensberg misspelled).

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 17:14:05 usxpat Changes to middlename, service number, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations

Find A Grave Memorial# 23440900

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:04 AAM AAM ingest

446th History unit / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia