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43-15637

C-47 Skytrain

Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR 4 x POW, 3 x KIA. MACR 6013

Service

People

  • John Bagley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6013 Awards: PH.

  • Jerome Finnegan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Drop Master
    Assigned to 490th Quartermaster Depot Company. Load master aboard C-47 43-15637 on re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Survived crash Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6013 Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Daniel Jennings

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio operator | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6013 Awards: PH.

  • Barney Lihn

    Military | Major | Observer | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6013 Awards: PH.

  • Harry Ossman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew chief | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6013 Awards: PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Evert Reed

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6013 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Claude Wilson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6013 ...

Places

  • Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Folkingham, UK 1944

Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Cherbourg Peninsula, France 7 June 1944 – 7 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR 4 x POW, 3 x KIA. MACR 6013

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2019 12:56:56 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28654459

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6013 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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