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Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/43; Gore 9/3/43; Memphis 27/3/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-B] Thurleigh 24/4/43; transferred 526BS/379BG [LF-G] Kimbolton 3/10/43; battle damaged Bremen 29/11/43 crash landed Leiston; 2 SAD Lt Staughton 1/12/43; RG 14/1/44; AFSC 7/4/44; Returned to the USA Miami 1/9/44; Tinker 24/9/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 28/1/46. FEARLESS FOSDIKE.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 526th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20346022 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Squadron Assistant Operations
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 526th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-733274
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-694353
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32765852
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner; Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 526th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19003679
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Places

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:24
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log