Earl Richard BeatyMilitary
Battle damage on 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29699 'Old Battle Axe.' Plane ditched in North Sea. The crew was rescued and returned to base.
On return from Schweinfurt, 14 October 1943, the crew bailed out of battle damaged B-17, 42-3037 near Deenethorpe; the aircraft crash-landed near Corby, UK.
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Units served with
|Tennessee, USA||1942-08-28||Residence: Roane county, Tennessee Private, Air Corps|
|Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14, UK||1943-08-15||Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 547th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #71 dated 15 August 1943, William Merriman Price III Crew. 25 combat missions.|
|1943-09-25||Promoted to Technical Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Order #104 dated 25 September 1943.|
2016-04-04, Consolidated with information from AAM duplicate file http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/138157
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 285 , http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=…