Darrell Herrert Argubright

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
Darrell Argubright UPL 60914 UPL 60914 2nd Lt Darrell H. Argubright

Object Number - UPL 60914 - 2nd Lt Darrell H. Argubright

Assigned to 610BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Kiel, Germany; bailed out over Baltic Sea when smoke started in fuselage, fire put out and ship returned home 30-Aug-44.

 

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Ugly Duckling
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Ogden, Utah 24 March 1919 Born Ogden, Utah

Enlisted

San Francisco California 15 July 1942 Enlisted San Francisco California

Died

Killed in Action (KIA)

Baltic Sea 30 August 1944 Killed in Action (KIA) Baltic Sea

Buried

Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg 1 January 1946 Re-Interred Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Revisions

Date24 May 2023 12:50:08
ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesChanges to Awards, Summary Biography, Mascot?, Media, Middle Name, Biography, Related Places and Service Number
Date20 Aug 2015 10:13:28
ContributorLucyd
ChangesChanges to events and aircraft associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Death and Burial details update from:
http://www.findagrave.com and http://www.airmen.dk
https://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WW…
http://www.fold3.com/image/28664861/

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:56
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Flak News April 2001, Combat Chronology  30 August 1944 MACR 8457

398th History, Vol II

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