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331st Bomb Squadron

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  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bury St Edmunds

Connections

People

  • Asher Abel

    Military | Private | 94th Bomb Group

  • Ivan Accola

    Military | Sergeant | 94th Bomb Group

  • Dean Addington

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group
    Dean Addington was a part of the 94th Bomb Group and the 331st Squadron who flew 29 missions on 'Ol' Skinny'; flying out of Bury St. Edmunds, England.

  • Donald Ahlwardt

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision with a B-17 from the 447th BG over the German coast NW of Hamburg after a mission to Berlin was recalled on 3 Mar 3 1944 in B-17G #42-38075. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Alamo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 94th Bomb Group
    6 Aug 1943 in B17 42-30452 on flight to Honington to pick up another B17, accident on landing. No injuries.

  • Robert Alexich

    Military | Private | 94th Bomb Group

  • Edward Allard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #426037. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Eloy Allegos

    Military | Private | 94th Bomb Group

  • Ralph Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner, Waist Gunner, Assistant Engineer | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on mission to Brunswick on 11 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-29961 'Passionate Witch.' Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Robert Allison

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Flew 26 missions on 'Mission Bell', was wounded on 26th mission. Purple Heart, 4 Air Medals

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Aircraft

  • 42-102380 Renovation

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned: 12 April 1944 - 8th AF / 3rd AD / 4th CBW / 94th BG / 331st BS - (RAF Bury St Edmunds) ...

  • 42-102523 Mission Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Kearney 27/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-H] Rougham 8/4/44; 331BS [QE-H]; transferred 34BG Mendlesham 5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction...

  • 42-102577 Bouncin' Annie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Grenier 1/4/44; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-O] Rougham 10/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 2/11/44 with Wesley Peterson, Edwin Rieser, Roland Slay (3 Prisoner of War); Nubar Garabodian, Joe Butcher, John Padget,...

  • 42-102605 Kismet

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 14/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-X] Rougham 1/5/44; Missing in Action battle support area, Fr 13/8/44 with Joe Griffith, Ball turret gunner: Pvt Bill Lappanan, Waist gunner: Jack Kassick (3 evaded...

  • 42-107185

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 16/3/44; Kearney 29/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-V] Rougham 8/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/8/44 with Orville Spenst, Co-pilot: Larry Metzroth, Navigator: Ed Pacek, Bombardier: Ira Dodd, Flight engineer/top turret...

  • 42-29727 In Der Fuehrer's Face

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Tinker 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-M] Bassingbourn 18/4/43; Earls Colne 21/5/43; Missing in Action Emden 21/5/43 with Lowell Wetzel, Co-pilot:...

  • 42-29957 Helno Gal II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 17/3/43; Romulus 10/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG Bassingbourn 22/4/43; [GL- ] Earls Colne 12/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Will Roemke, Radio Operator: Elson Frost, Ball turret gunner: Herman Hilbert, Waist gunner: Chas Lewis,...

  • 42-29961 Passionate Witch

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/43; Casper 28/3/43; Smoky Hill 16/4/43; Tinker 6/5/43; Lincoln 17/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [QE-V] Earls Colne 29/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 11/1/44 with Steve Butler (KIA-bailed out too...

  • 42-30243 Nip 'N Tuck, Good Time Cholly II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/43; Gore 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Kearney 27/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-Z2] Rougham 15/6/43 NIP 'N TUCK; Missing in Action Le Bourget 14/7/43 with Capt Willis Frank, Co-pilot: Maj Ralph Saltsman Wounded in...

  • 42-30378 Wolf Pack, Good Time Cholly III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/43; Kearney 5/6/43; Dow Fd 4/7/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-A] Rougham 4/7/43 WOLF PACK; Missing in Action Brunswick 10/2/44 with Alton Anderson, Co-pilot: Albt Clapie, Navigator: Gordon Feeley, Bombardier: Bernie Barker, Flight...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:11:26 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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