43-38748 Bachelor's Lair

Object Number - UPL 18282

Delivered Lincoln 18/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-V] Snetterton 1/10/44; battle damaged Merseburg 25/11/44 with Bob Weaver, (9 Returned to Duty); crashed Westleton, near Leiston, Sfk. UK; Salvaged 28/11/44.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: B17 Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 339th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19162021
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner B-17

Places

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Revisions

Date20 Oct 2015 02:23:53
Contributorjbowms
Sources

Photo from the Bowman Family Trust

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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