42-29867

Delivered Denver 28/2/43; Casper 13/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-A] Chelveston 12/7/43; transferred 535BS/381BG [MS-T] Ridgewell 22/8/43 LUCIFER II; {4+m} 544BS/384BG [SU-C] Grafton Underwood 4/10/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Walter Williams, Co-pilot: Bedford Candler, Navigator: Carl Abele, Bombardier: Tom Breen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clyde Bush, Radio Operator: Tom Hanrahan, Ball turret gunner: Bill Genette, Waist gunner: Jim Deese, Waist gunner: Mike Henneberry (9 Prisoner of War),Tail gunner: Albt Wickline (evaded capture); enemy aircraft, bellied in near Metz, Fr. , repaired and used by KG200. Missing Air Crew Report 838.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base
The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-735151
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-676345
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37128669
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: MOS 748 Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-798966
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14139217
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1943-10-14

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:24
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 838 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database