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42-50770

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

  • William Austin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer/Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    B-24 flight engineer for 492nd Bomb Group, 856th Bomb Squadron and 8th air force. Shot down 4 August 1944 in A/C #42-50770. Interned in Sweden. He was predeceased by his 12 siblings and wife, Inga-Lisa, who he met whilst in Sweden.

  • Michael Burzelis

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Lawrence Confer

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Richard Dickerson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Herbert Grant

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Joseph Gray

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Michael Hardy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Lawrence Ives

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770. Interned (INT).

  • Edgar Jones

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

  • Henry Schmitt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/4/44 in B-24 #42-50770, Interned (INT).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 4 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7715 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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