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Delivered Lincoln 6/10/44; Grenier 15/10/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-N] Horham 17/10/44; 8m, Missing in Action Berlin 3/2/45 with Jim Taylor, Co-pilot: Ron Piper, Navigator: Bill Haile, Bombardier: Alan Beers, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Balowski, Radio Operator: Bill Everett, Ball turret gunner: Jack Bingman, Waist gunner: Joe Garmeier, Tail gunner: Roland Ferren (9 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Werneuchen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 12156.

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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 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

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Events

Event Location Date Description

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1945-02-03

Revisions

Date24 May 2021 21:08:27
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:34
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 12156 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database