42-52404 Belle of Boston

Object Number - UPL 13961 - Belle of Boston, 42-52404

Crashed 8 May 1944, Frettenham, Norfolk

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32220382
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: T-612667
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35621166
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12125135
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

Court Hill, Norwich, Norfolk NR12, UK 1944-05-08 - 1944-05-08 Crashed shortly after takeoff.

Revisions

Date4 Oct 2020 20:48:26
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a connection to the 8th AF mission for 8 May 1944.

Date31 Aug 2020 04:08:08
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a unit connection to the 8th AF .

Date21 Mar 2015 12:21:34
Contributorusxpat
Sources

458thbg.com
eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk
www.frettenham.org

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:54
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 15186 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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