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42-95005

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

  • Leslie Bowen

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #4295005

  • George Cataldo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #4295005 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Bernard Dailey

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #42-95005, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Eason

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #42-95005, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Gee

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Flew 30 missions over enemy held territory and was highly decorated. ...

  • Mark Grill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #4295005

  • Herbert McPhillips

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 42-95005.

  • Richard Shepherd

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #4295005

  • Earnest Watson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #4295005

  • Grant Wells

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bernburg in B-24 #4295005

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 7 July 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7236 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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