42-30824 Bobby joe

Delivered Dallas 4/8/43; Gore Fd 5/8/43; Dallas 8/8/43; Dalhart 17/8/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-R] Podington 26/9/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Frank Talbot, Co-pilot: Elvin Erickson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Evans, Radio Operator: Gerald Young, Tail gunner: Nelson Smith (5 Killed in Action), Navigator: Jim Houser, Bombardier: Ed Walter, Ball turret gunner: Donovan Jones, Waist gunner: Arlen Harmon, Waist gunner: Bill Tench (5 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Sickershausen, SE of Kitzingen, 12 miles SE of Wurzburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 847. BOBBY JOE.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-803928
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32549894
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-809476
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 327th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 327th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

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Germany 14 October 1943

Revisions

Date3 Apr 2020 14:48:14
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a space in front of the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid clarity.

Date5 Jun 2019 02:54:06
Contributorphil marchese
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AAM

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:34
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 847 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database