Edison Eichhorn

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Navigator, Noxon crew. Original member of the Baer crew. 381st BG, 535th BS, 8th AF. Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-31111 'Four Aces-Pat Hand'. Mission #46 to the chemical plant at Leverkusen, Germany. MACR 1659. Killed in Action. The aircraft left formation just after the bomb run and was though to be lost over the sea. Tablets of the Missing at Netherlands AMC.
Baltimore, MD

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-735735
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 10601050
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-678236
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32401810
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13126681
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Four Aces, Pat Hand
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

15 September 1943 - 1 December 1943

Other

Killed in Action

1 December 1943

Born

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Buried

Tablets of the Missing

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Date18 Feb 2018 21:19:15
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Date18 Feb 2018 21:08:45
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Date14 Dec 2017 02:01:48
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Date14 Dec 2017 01:39:14
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:08
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1659 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx