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401st Bomb Group roadside memorial

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Detailed history

Current position of the principal memorial to the service of the 401st Bombardment Group (Heavy) at Deenethorpe airfield, station 128

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People

  • Clarence Bailey

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew. Sgt Clarence Bailey flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Tail Gunner.

  • Wilbur Ford

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Wilbur was born Jan 6, 1917 and died Jan 27, 2010 at the Audie Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, TX. He flew several missions over Germany during WWII and his co-pilot was Terence Bennett McArron.

  • Calvin Hallman

    Military | Sergeant | Air Crew | 401st Bomb Group
    last 5 missions of ETO

  • James Huffman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Crashed near Merseburg on 11/21/44 in B-17 42-97600.

  • Donald Kent

    Military | Senior Master Sergeant | B-17 Radio Operator/Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2018 11:46:32 Rob in Norwich Created entry with name, latitude, longitude and history
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Visited by Rob Edwards on 10 April 2018. Photos to follow.

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