Dover C Fleming Jr

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in Action (KIA) on 8-Oct-43 in P-47C 41-6268, 56FG/63FS while on a mission to escort B-17s attacking at Bremen, Germany. The aircraft was attacked by fighters and crashed into the Zuider Zee (Ijsselmeer) near Amsterdam, Holland.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group 63rd Fighter Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

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Killed in Action (KIA)

IJsselmeer, Netherlands 8 October 1943 Killed when his aircraft was shot down and crashed into the Ilsselmeer near Amsterdam, Holland.

Other

Commemorated

Netherlands American Cemetery, AM Begraafplaats 1, 6269 NA Margraten Commemorated on the Wall of the Missing, Netherlands American Cemetery.

Revisions

Date1 Jun 2017 11:17:33
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 939;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database;
- Lee Cunningham 3-Jul-2015. Flagged as DUPLICATE. Aircraft association was incorrect. Corrected entry as Dover C. Fleming, Jr.

Date3 Jul 2015 19:43:44
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 3-Jul-2015. Adde decoration and Commemorated event per American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) records; and KIA event per MACR 939; Added Descritpion based on "Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces", Stan Bishop & John A. Hey MBE.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:07:47
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 939 / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list