Douglas C Banks

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
media-28572.jpeg UPL 28572 Curtis Field Flight 43-I Yearbook

Curtis Field Flight 43-I Yearbook

Object Number - UPL 28572 - Curtis Field Flight 43-I Yearbook

Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 28-May-44 in B-17 42-31985 'Devil's Aces', Killed in Action (KIA).



Awards: AM, PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 570th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-671549
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Devil's Aces
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 570th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Toronto, Canada 24 April 1918 Born Toronto, Canada

Died

Killed in Action (KIA)

Lostau, Germany 28 May 1944 Killed in Action (KIA) Lostau, Germany

Buried/ Commemorated

Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial St Avold, France 1 January 1946 Re-interred Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial St Avold, France

Buried/ Commemorated

Rosedale Cemetery Montclair, New Jersey 1 January 1948 Memorialised Rosedale Cemetery Montclair, New Jersey

Revisions

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Contributorjmoore43
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Sources

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

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ContributorAAM
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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5258 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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