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Harry O Guyette Jr

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Schleissheim in B-17 Devil's Luck #4232030

Service

People

  • Ora Castrup

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Schleissheim in B-17 Devil's Luck #4232030

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Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-32030 Devil's Luck

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/1/44; Gr Island 4/2/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 11/2/44; Missing in Action Munich 31/7/44 with Ora Castrup, Co-pilot: Joe DeRidder, Navigator: Harvey Dellward, Bombardier: Chester Pluta, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

Missions

  • 503

    29 July 1944

  • 507

    31 July 1944
    Flak knocked out #2 engine, the interphone system, the VHF plus other damages. We got back to the base before the formation.

Associated Place

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Providence, Rhode Island, USA 1923
Lived in Lakewood, Warwick, RI 02888, USA 1943

35 South Atlantic Avenue

Killed in Action (KIA) Schleissheim, Oberschleißheim, Germany 31 July 1944
Buried 1945

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial • Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot D Row 38 Grave 3

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2018 20:59:39 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9170/42861_1521003238_0914-00962?pi...
http://www.388bg.info/servlet/Controller?pageType=detail&id=388-I-GUY01-...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56358512/harry-o-guyette

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 14:38:44 Lucy May Changes to biography, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56358512/harry-o-guyette

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

MACR 7744 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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