Charles Washington Baker Jr

Military
The insignia of the 544th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5133 - The insignia of the 544th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

Shot down in B-17G 42-102548 on 13 May 1944. While formation was under attack from enemy aircraft, the plane left formation, dove directly down and disappeared through undercast; crashed near Zarnekla (7.5 miles S of Grimmen) Germany. MACR 4814

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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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

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Assigned

16 April 1944 Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #72 dated 16 April 1944, as crew pilot, 8 combat missions.

Other

POW

13 May 1944 POW Camp: Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11)

Born

Bridgeville, Delaware

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Date9 Mar 2015 23:16:42
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Date9 Mar 2015 22:50:53
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Date18 Feb 2015 01:01:51
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:01
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