42-102611 Boss Lady

Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Gr Island 2/4/44; Dow Fd 19/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-E] Thorpe Abbotts 22/4/44; Missing in Action practice mission 27/6/44 with John Donaldson, Co-pilot: Gail Campbell, Navigator: Gene O’Connell, Bombardier: Hugh McKeniff, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Warren Cain, Radio Operator: Stan Sider, Ball turret gunner: Jose Trujillo, Waist gunner: Bill Couch, Waist gunner: Dave Gustafson,Tail gunner: Arthur Myers (10 Killed in Service); no trace, crashed North Sea ?; Missing Air Crew Report 6993. BOSS LADY.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 100th Bomb Group, approved 30 March 1944 and replaced 1957
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39696262
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner / Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35107105 / O-763835
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38479522
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19051046 / O-816730
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19127645
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

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Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

England 1944-06-27

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 6993 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database