Alexander Walter Andrews

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Crash landed at St Andre Le Cote, France on 10 December 1945. Pilot-Lewis R. Ahner Jr., Copilot-Weldon C. Bragg and Engineer-Frederick C. Miner were seriously injured. Navigator-Desire L. Massicotte, Radio Operator- Alexander W. Andrews, Passenger-John A. Blagg, Passenger-John P. Tarro and Passenger Norman D. DeClarke were killed.

Accident Report Number 45-12-10-503

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-823211
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
The insignia of the 545th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-779085
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot, Passenger
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-782140
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-1061360
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunnery Instructor
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2077891
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Globe Trotter
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Blinkin' Betsy
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

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Entered service from

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Killed in Service (KIS)

10 December 1945

Buried/ Commemorated

Plot C Row 5 Grave 24

Revisions

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ContributorLucy May
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Added Alexander W Andrews to the American Air Museum's digital Roll of Honour.
https://www.abmc.gov/node/546595#.WDQZl01viM8

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Contributorbombercommand
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384thbombgroup.com

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Contributorbombercommand
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384thbombgroup.com

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ContributorAAM
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AAIR 45-12-10-503 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=…