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Henry S Schaub

Military

Shot down by fighters before the IP on a mission to Oschersleben on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17F #41-24490 'Jack the Ripper. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

2nd Lieutenant Henry S. Schaub was born February 24, 1918. His next of kin were his parents, Henry and Catherine Schaub. He was from Utica, New York.
On February 22, 1944, he was serving as the Navigator aboard “Jack the Ripper,” B-17 tail #41-24490, of the 91st Bomb Group, 324th Bomb Squadron, when it went down over Angelmodd, Germany.
He is buried at the New Forest Cemetery in Utica.

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...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

Aircraft

  • 41-24490 Jack The Ripper

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; JACK THE RIPPER. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Utica, New York, USA 24 February 1918

2nd Lieutenant Henry S. Schaub was born February 24, 1918. His next of kin were his parents, Henry and Catherine Schaub. He was from Utica, New York.

Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 22 February 1944

On February 22, 1944, he was serving as the Navigator aboard “Jack the Ripper,” B-17 tail #41-24490, of the 91st Bomb Group, 324th Bomb Squadron, when it went down over Angelmodd, Germany.

Died 22 February 1944
Buried Utica, NY, USA

He is buried at the New Forest Cemetery in Utica.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 04:39:11 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Changes to biography and events
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2640 / MACR 2640, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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