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42-100203

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Milton Cantor

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42100203. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Christ Caplane

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-100203, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Glenn Cottrell

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group

  • John Ellis

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42100203. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Edwin Hynes

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-100203, Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Edward Limes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42100203. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Benjamin Love

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42100203. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Thomas Perry

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42100203. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Robert Ripps

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42100203. Evaded.

  • Girard Swanson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-100203. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 12 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3831 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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