Charles W Utter

Military

31 missions, mission #7 (28 Sep 44) crash-landed in Belgium, all survived and returned to complete tour. Entire crew returned to USA in March '45

DFC w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal w/5Oak Leaf Cluster

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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

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hard Seventeen, Hard Luck
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 447th Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss B Haven
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Mary Alice" of the 401st Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '401. Unknown. C2. '
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mary Alice
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shark Tooth
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shade Ruff #2
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 27 August 1944
  • Date: 30 August 1944
  • Date: 3 September 1944
  • Date: 9 September 1944
  • Date: 11 September 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Westerly, Rhode Island 1917-12-06

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:05
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000/ self, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=277