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42-52186

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Chris Christensen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot, Co-Pilot; Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down on 9th mission, 9 May 1944 in B-24 #42-52186, Prisoner of War (POW). AM/ PH/ POW

  • James Grant

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252186. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Hall

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 42-52186. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • William Martin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252186. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Thomas Morgan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #42-52186, Killed in Action (KIA). Air Medal, Purple Heart

  • Herman Neeck

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #42-52186, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Kenneth Norwood

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #42-52186, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Edward Perro

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252186. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Walter Thomas

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252186. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Roy Weidlich

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252186. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 9 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4595 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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