42-3440 Broadway Rose

Object Number - UPL 19962 - B-17F 42-3440 [SU-B, SU-P], "BROADWAY ROSE" March 44, 544th BS, 384th BG, 8AF. Grafton Underwood.

Delivered Denver 13/6/43; Dow Fd 29/7/43; Assigned 544BS/384BG [SU-B] Grafton Underwood 6/6/43; transferred Azon/Aphrodite duties, Knettishall 8/6/44; Salvaged n/battle damaged 25/5/45. BROADWAY ROSE.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 388th 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 547th Bomb Squadron Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-735155
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Group Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-741973
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-672350
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Passenger

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Tulsa, OK, USA Built at Douglas Tulsa.

Delivered

Buckley AFB, Aurora, CO, USA 1943-06-13 Delivered USAAF Denver Fld 13/6/43.

Assigned

Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14, UK 1943-06-06 Assigned 544th BS, 384th BG 6/6/43.

Other

Transferred

Knettishall, Diss, Suffolk IP22, UK 1944-06-08 Transferred Azon/Aphrodite duties, Fitted out as Baby ship [Drone] 8/6/44.

Other

Transferred

Fersfield, Diss, Norfolk IP22, UK 1944-07-05 Transferred Azon/Aphrodite duties, 5/7/44.

Crashed

Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14, UK 1943-11-19 Taxiing accident Grafton Underwood/Sta 106, Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Walter L Harvey, 19-11-43. 544BS 384BG 8AF

Other

Salvaged

England, UK 1945-05-25 Salvaged non/battle damaged 25/5/45.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:43
ContributorAAM
Sources

AAIR 43-11-18-518 / Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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