Charles E Avery

Military

Crashed at Charly 6/14/44 in B-17 #42-37843, Evaded (EVD).

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-37843) nicknamed "Dry Run" returns to base. Handwritten caption on reverse: '237843.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Dry Run
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Kilgore, Texas, USA

Other

Evaded

France 14 June 1944

Revisions

Date23 May 2021 17:26:09
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:33
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5801 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database