FRE 9733

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A bomber crew of the 486th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-38001) nicknamed "Oh Miss Agnes". Handwritten caption on reverse: '"Oh Miss Agnes" B-17G # 338001. 835 Sqdn, 486th Bomb Gp, Sudbury, Suffolk, England. Standing left to right: Carl Runge, Navigator, Dick Allbright, Pilot, Bob Miller, Co pilot. Middle Row: Red Cochill, ball gr, Bernie Poole, Tail gr. Left to right. Front row, left to right: Styles Westbrook, Waist gr, Pop Davison, Flight Engineer, Milton Carmack, Nose gunner, Junior Raines, Radio op.'

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Units

A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
A bomber crew of the 486th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-38001) nicknamed "Oh Miss Agnes". Handwritten caption on reverse: '"Oh Miss Agnes" B-17G # 338001. 835 Sqdn, 486th Bomb Gp, Sudbury, Suffolk, England. Standing left to right: Carl Runge, Navigator, Dick Allbright, Pilot, Bob Miller, Co pilot. Middle Row: Red Cochill, ball gr, Bernie Poole, Tail gr. Left to right. Front row, left to right: Styles Westbrook, Waist gr, Pop Davison, Flight Engineer, Milton Carmack, Nose gu
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 833rd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 835th Bomb Squadron

Locations

Aerial photograph of Sudbury airfield looking south west, the bomb dump is to the upper right of the airfield, 29 February 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC188. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Acton

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Connected to airmen's records using caption information.

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:19
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection