Frederick M Caudell

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 14579 - The Shannon Crew, B24 44-40281, A Dog's Life

Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

A bomber crew of the 458th Bomb Group with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-40281) nicknamed "A Dogs Life". Image via Lieutenant Vincent. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Crew 24, Sub co-pilot- Unk, Pilot Lt Vincent, Req Co-pilot- Lt Cronkite, Bombiagtor [sic] Lt Halvorsen, Genner- Sgt Johnson, RO- Valenzvela, Sgt, Eng- Sgt Lohr, GRR- Moss, Sgt, Sub Eng- Unk, Sub Gnr- Unk, Reg NT Gnr- wounded in hosp, Sgt Simpson.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: A Dog's Life
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 753rd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

Old Catton, Norfolk, UK 13 February 1945

Born

Hartnett, North Carolina

Buried

Plot B Row 5 Grave 28

Revisions

Date8 Apr 2015 16:22:19
Contributorusxpat
Sources

www.oldcatton.com
American Battle Monuments Commission
http://www.458bg.com/crewshannon.htm

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:28
ContributorAAM
Sources

Combat Chronology, Unit Website & Page 273 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010 &

href="http://www.458bg.com/crewshannon.htm">http://www.458bg.com/crewshannon.htm> / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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