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42-95196

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Francis Billiard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196 INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Harold Cearley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11 44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Edward Clark

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Fairce Conner

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Stettin on 6/20/44 in B-24 Bottle Baby # 4440169 Killed in Action (KIA) KIA

  • Edwin Kellcher

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Clifford Kennon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Saul Platinsky

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Jerome Rekert

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Johann Sirkis

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

  • Glen Stultz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 #4295196

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 11 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6935 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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