Eugene Martin Creagh

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Pilot of B-17G 42-102696, acting as wireless relay for Aphrodite mission to V1 missile site at Wizernes, France. 4-8-1944.
Killed in Action (KIA) 12 September 1944 in B-17G 42-107085 'Little Chum'

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster PH

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Midge
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Chum
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 4 August 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

4 August 1944 Pilot of B-17G 42-102696, acting as wireless relay for Aphrodite mission to V1 missile site at Wizernes, France. 4-8-1944.

Died

12 September 1944 Killed in Action (KIA) 12 September 1944 in B-17G 42-107085 'Little Chum'.

Born

Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA

Buried

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial.
Connecticut, USA

Revisions

Date23 Dec 2015 15:17:31
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources
Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:25
ContributorAAM
Sources

ABMC;/ MACR 8908 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8908 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database