Archie Dean MullMilitary
47th BG - 97th BS - 12th AF
L to R: Robert K. Ritchie (P), Archie D. Mull (G), Robert T. Coale (G), Harold D. Hackett (RN)
This crew was shot down flying A-20K 44-577 (not the A-20B in photo) on 23 Feb 1945.
Ritchie was KIA. Coale was not onboard. Mull was captured. Hackett evaded and returned to duty.
Assigned to 97BS, 47BG, 12AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) intruder mission out of Grossetto, returning to base with engine difficulties, could not maintain altitude, A/C abandoned. Prisoner of War (POW). 5-Feb-45 MACR 12137.
Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
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Units served with
|Howe, Oklahoma||3 February 1918||Son of Azure William and Della Canzady [Parsley] Mull.|
|Tulsa, OK, USA||30 November 1940||Tulsa, Oklahoma|
Shot down / bailed out
|55022 Montefegatesi LU, Italy||5 February 1945||Failed to Return (FTR) intruder mission out of Grossetto, returning to base with engine difficulties, could not maintain altitude, A/C abandoned. POW. 5-Feb-45 MACR 12137.|
Prisoner of War (POW)
|Zagan, Poland||5 February 1945||Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft III.|
|12 October 1945||Honourable discharge|
|Meridian, Idaho||5 June 2009|
|Idaho State Veterans Cemetery Boise, Ada County, ID||8 June 2009||Idaho State Veterans Cemetery Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA Section 2 Row H Site 299|