42-29642 Vulgar Virgin

Object Number - UPL 36991 - B17F 42-29642 OR*L "Vulgar Virgin" 91st Bomb Group

Delivered Cheyenne 22/1/43; Salina 3/2/43; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-L] Bassingbourn 16/3/43; Missing in Action 6m Meaulte 13/5/43 with Larry Starke, Co-pilot: John Evins, Navigator: Walt Sypherd, Bombardier: Art Nicholls, Ball turret gunner: John Arihood, Waist gunner: Dick Wirt, Waist gunner: Bob Reynolds, photo-Lt Neil Oakley (8 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Bagwell, Radio Operator: Wallace Mooney,Tail gunner: Ed Brummal (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft attack KO’d #2, before ship exploded & crashed Allery, ten miles S of Abbeville, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 8015. VULGAR VIRGIN.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37419576
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18035339
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 662766
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18035337
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 729487
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

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Failed to Return (FTR)

France 1943-05-13

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Date4 Aug 2021 00:03:10
Contributoracbernstein1
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AAMIB

Date7 Sep 2018 16:29:49
ContributorEmily
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Associated people mentioned in Biography

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:23
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 8015 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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