Doris O Bowman

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-29988, Killed in Action (KIA). This was his 5th mission The target was Schweinfurt.



Air Medal w Oak Leaf Cluster

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem, 305th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Uncouth Bastard
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 381st Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron 535th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Dallas City, Texas 3 March 1922

Buried/ Commemorated

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri

Died

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 14 October 1943

Revisions

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Added the Awards listed in the "Summary biography".

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Merged dup Died events.

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Added connections to the 8th AF and to 8th AF mission #115 for 14 Oct 1943.

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

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 914 / MACR 914/relative / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database