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Delivered Hunter 19/11/44; Dow Fd 2/12/44; Assigned 863BS/493BG Debach 4/12/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 3/3/45 with George Graff, Ray Goetschius, Paul Edmunds, Dwain Kantor, Bob Dawson, Cameron McKin, Francis Mungavin (7 Prisoner of War); Bill Thomas, Bernie McGivern, (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Hildesheim, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 12886.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 06815714
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33609309
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-783385
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-830845
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39705367
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Events

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Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 3 March 1945

Revisions

Date23 Jul 2021 21:17:47
ContributorDarren Jelley
Sources

correction to description

493rd BG Archives

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:35
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 12886 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database