42-31860

Object Number - UPL 28276

Delivered Denver 28/12/43; Kearney 14/1/44; Presque Is 29/1/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY- ] Podington 5/2/44; Missing in Action Achmer 21/2/44 with Ralph Skoubo, Co-pilot: Bill Campbell, Navigator: Rich Baker, Bombardier: Bill Corretti, Radio Operator: Russ Kennedy, Ball turret gunner: Hal Poe, Waist gunner: Jim Dively, Waist gunner: Chas Thorburn,Tail gunner: John Sherrets (9 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Hewitt (KIA-baled out in sea & drowned); enemy aircraft, crashed three miles NW of Ostend, Bel; Missing Air Crew Report 2855.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 741139
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Hollland 21 February 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:41
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 2855 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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