42-30231

Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/5/43; Dow Field 29/5/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-Z] Alconbury 6/6/43; transferred 326BS [JW-O]; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Ray Clough, Co-pilot: Jim Dickens, Navigator: Fred Bird, Bombardier: Bill Fraser, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bandy Herman, Radio Operator: Jones Jackson, Ball turret gunner: Jim Cauley, Waist gunner: Jack Calvert, Waist gunner: George Woiblett,Tail gunner: Art Bomberger (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed St Goar, 11 miles SE of Boppard, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 844.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 92nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Frederick Bird
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34070732 / O-676009
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron 327th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37264777
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner/Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
Ray Clough
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 326th Bomb Squadron 92nd Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 17042876 / O-728590
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Failed to Return (FTR)

14 October 1943

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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 844 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database