Earl Wayne Brawninger

Military

Object Number - UPL 55706 - 2nd Lt Earl Brawninger.

Assigned to 743BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF. Force landed in Romania in B-24 42-64500 after mechanical difficulties 11-Jun-44; released after Romania capitulated in Aug-44. Prisoner of War (POW)

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Connections

See how this entry relates to other items in the archive by exploring the connections below.

Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13028086
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33459201
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Dazzlin Dutchess and the Ten Dukes
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Detroit, MI 27 July 1921 Son of Henry J Brawninger and Nina Mitchell.

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Romania 11 June 1944 Prisoner of War (POW). Held in No.13 POW camp Romania.

Other

Force landed POW

Piatra, Romania 11 June 1944

Died

Youngstown, OH 22 March 1988
Lisbon, OH

Based

San Giovanni 11 June 1944 Assigned to 743BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF.

Earl Wayne Brawninger: Gallery (1 items)