Eugene Francis Lott

Military
media-37636.jpeg UPL 37636 "Crew of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Hell's Angel' pose beside their plane at a base in England, 16 June 1944. 401st Bomb Group."

Rear L-R: 1Lt Francis W. Hoad, 1Lt Harvey G Tomlinson, 1Lt George F Bingham, 1Lt Eugene F Lott.

Front L-R: Unk, T/Sgt Duane G Brandt, Unk, Unk, T/Sgt Johnny K Dunn, S/Sgt Carl W Johns.

Unknowns - S/Sgt Emanuel Pinilis, S/Sgt Lawson Yeatts, S/Sgt Harold Magruger

Object Number - UPL 37636 - "Crew of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Hell's Angel' pose beside their plane at a base in England, 16 June 1944. 401st Bomb Group." Rear L-R:...

Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions. ETD



Awards: AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals.



Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean conflict.

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 1103655 / O-679033
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

Ground personnel of the 401st Bomb Group stand with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31662) nicknamed "Fancy Nancy IV" after fixing her engines. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Another famous Fort and her crew.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Fancy Nancy IV
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Hannibal, MO 10 June 1915

Enlisted

Urbana, IL 27 May 1942

Died

Mesa, AZ 28 January 1985

Buried/ Commemorated

Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo, CA Northern California Veterans Cemetery Igo, Shasta County, CA Section 11 Site 211

Based

Deenethorpe Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.
Mount Vernon, IL

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