42-37884

Object Number - UPL 28295

Delivered Denver 1/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-J] Ridgewell 20/12/43; 3m Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Larry Mickow, Navigator: Roy Wendell, Bombardier: Hugh Maguire, Radio Operator: Julian Chandler, Left Waist gunner: Ray Nersinger (5 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Bill Hennessey, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Glendon Pierson - Wounded in Action, Ball turret gunner: George Ayers, Right Waist gunner: Jack Dwyer, Tail gunner: Joe Fabianski (5 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed near Eppelsheim, between Worms & Alzey, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2241.

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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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18042331
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14142726
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16168982
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32309994
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-802749
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-01-29

Revisions

Date13 Feb 2018 23:51:09
ContributorARowe95
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ARowe95

Date12 Feb 2018 02:44:03
ContributorARowe95
Sources

ARowe95

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:46
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 2241 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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