Dale Dayton Beasley

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 42114 - 2nd Lt Dale Dayton Beasley 705th BS, 446th BG, 8th AF.

Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) in B-24 41-28814 Operation Varsity; shot down by ground fire at low level, A/C crashed near Wesel. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13537

Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: T-134528
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31353915
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-834576
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37618133 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 42133852
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Joliet, IL, USA 1918-07-20 Son of Charles and Glenna Beasley.

Died

Wesel, Germany 1945-03-24 Failed to Return (FTR) in B-24 41-28814 Operation Varsity; shot down by ground fire at low level, A/C crashed near Wesel. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13537

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

Bassingbourn 1945-03-24 Assigned to 705BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

Re-Interred Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten, Netherlands Plot D Row 12 Grave 29

Enlisted

Chanute Field, IL 1942-01-02 Chanute Field, Illinois

Revisions

Date23 Feb 2015 03:05:05
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

Date23 Feb 2015 02:24:18
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

Date1 Feb 2015 01:57:53
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13537 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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