Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Church Street, Old Catton, Norwich

Crash site

Detailed history

There were two crashes in this area: B24 42-94811, Tommy Thumper II, 22 January 1945 and B24 44-40281, A Dog's Life, 13 February 1945.

Connections

People

  • John McArthur

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • John O'Malley

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner; Radio Operator | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • James Prendergast

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Leonard Rostkowski

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Otto Stokes

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • William Walker

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Franklin Wassow

    Military | Sergeant | Assistant Armorer/Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed. Sgt Wassow (born Wussow) was the child of two blind parents. He entered the service from Salina, Kansas.

Aircraft

  • 42-94811 Tommy Thumper II

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24H-FO 42-94811 'Tommy Thumper II' , 34th BG. Project Number 92537, 1944. Aircraft flew 41 missions from 23 May 1944 to 24 August 1944 with the 4th Bomb Squadron of the 34th Bomb Group out of Mendlesham. After the 34th BG transitioned to B-17s, the...

  • 44-40281 A Dog's Life

    B-24 Liberator
    A Dog's Life crashed on 13th February 1945 during a training mission, with the loss of all onboard crew. The crash is one of two recorded on the memorial plaque in Church Street, Old Catton, Norwich.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 14:30:14 usxpat Changes to name
Sources

spelling correction

Date Contributor Update
08 April 2015 16:33:41 usxpat Changes to name
Sources

revised title

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2015 17:27:07 usxpat Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude, history and media associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
AAM

Share