Ernest Henry Hugonnet

Military

Object Number - UPL 44453 - From an article by Maryse McKeon (née de la Marniere) on pages 15-17 in the Summer 2001 issue of the AFEES (Air Forces Escape & Evasion Society) at...

Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30200. Evaded (EVD).

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Units served with

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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-802102
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: T-000170
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36610483
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13135631
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-685645
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Slo-Time Sally
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

1918-12-10
New York City, New York

Enlisted

1941-02-10 New York City, New York

Other

Evaded capture (EVD)

1944-01-05 - 1944-02-27 after bailing out of B17 #42-30200. Helped by French citizens and members of the Résistance, he left Plouha, France on a British Motor Gun Boat and arrived at Portsmouth, UK on 27 February 1944.

Died

1999-05-09

Buried

Ernest Hugonnet rests at Arlington

Revisions

Date18 Jul 2020 12:51:57
ContributorED-BB
Sources

Associated Media

Date6 Jul 2020 14:57:17
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 1892
NARA WWII Enlistment records
Escape & Evasion Report E&E 425 (NARA)
VA Gravesite Locator

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1892

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