42-6098 Superstitious Al-o-ysius

media-19371.jpeg UPL 19371 Flying Fortress B-17F 42-6098 'Superstitious Aloysius' 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF.

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Object Number - UPL 19371 - Flying Fortress B-17F 42-6098 'Superstitious Aloysius' 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF.

Delivered Long Beach 22/7/43; Cheyenne 25/7/43; Gr Island 3/9/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-R] Horham; with J. D. Scott, Radio Operator - Clyde Myer [wia 26/11/43];

18 missions, Missing in Action Keil 4/1/44 with Pete Milward, Co-pilot: G. Farris, Navigator: W. Milton, Bombardier: Art Scroggins, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: R. Spears, Radio Operator: E. Winstead, Ball turret gunner: C. McComber, Waist gunner: Frank Miles, Waist gunner: W. Weeks, Tail gunner: J. Kolarik (10 Returned to Duty); ditched off Bawdsey, Sfk. UK. All rescued. Missing Air Crew Report 7700. SUPERSTITIOUS ALOYSIUS

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13057861
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer/Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17031963
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11067755 / O-801552
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18052508 on enlisting
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Crew Casualty

26 November 1943 Radio Op Clyde Myer [WIA] 26/11/43. Pilot Lt J D Scott.

Other

Ditched

Off Bawdsey, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12, UK 4 January 1944 Missing in Action Keil 4/1/44. Ditched off Bawdsey, Suffolk. UK. All rescued. (10 x RTD) Missing Air Crew Report MACR 7700.

Revisions

Date23 Mar 2023 15:57:10
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Date21 Mar 2023 01:05:01
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Date16 Jan 2023 16:36:46
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Date19 May 2022 10:00:30
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

Date8 Sep 2020 00:31:33
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to description and events
Sources

Added a space before the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid clarity.
Added a space in the comment for the Ditched event.

Date7 Jun 2019 15:04:30
Contributorphil marchese
ChangesChanges to production block number, manufacturer and markings
Sources

FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945

Date14 Dec 2015 14:40:28
ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesChanges to unit associations
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AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date7 Dec 2015 20:42:04
ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesChanges to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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