41-28640 Raunchy

Assigned to 742BS, 455th BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Bucharest, Romania with Meriwether Jones crew; Crashed Draconesti, Romania 21-Apr-44 8 x POW, 2 x KIA MACR 4387

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 742nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35337852
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 742nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11072135 / O-811526
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 742nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13114586 / O-688903
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 742nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16055084
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 742nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39195519
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Dracesti, Romania 21 April 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Bucharest, Romania with Meriwether Jones crew; Crashed Draconesti, Romania 21-Apr-44 8 x POW, 2 x KIA MACR 4387

Assigned

San Giovani, Italy Assigned to 742BS, 455th BG, 15AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date10 Nov 2020 18:42:21
ContributorKickapoo
Sources

Ploesti The Great Ground-Air Battle of 1 August 1943 -- James Dugan & Carroll Stewart