Harold M Sena

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 15258 - B-24D Liberator #41-23724 'Flying Cock' 409th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Later renamed 'Doodlebug'. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. (L to...

Killed in Action (KIA) 15 January 1943 when plane hit by flak in B-24 41-23724 'Flying Cock'.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 93rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

First Lieutenant Llewellyn L. Brown and First Lieutenant Robert J. Quinlivan admire the nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23724) nicknamed "Flying Cock" at Alconbury. Image stamped on reverse: '231046' [Censor no].' passed for publication 6 Nov 1942' [stamp]. Printed caption on reverse: 'PHOTO SHOWS: Pilot and co-Pilot of a "Liberator" on which is painted their mascot the "Flying Cock"', photographed at a U.S. Army Air Corps station somewhere in England. They are 1st Lieut. L.L. Brown (left),
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Flying Cock - Doodlebug
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 449th Bomb Group 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron

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Killed in action

15 January 1943 Sgt. Sena lost his life in operations while in North Africa. Sgt. Sena's remains were never recovered.

Born

Connecticut

Revisions

Date11 Jan 2017 14:14:21
ChangesChanges to biography, events, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- http://www.b24bestweb.com (Al Skiff)

Correction to surname from Serna to Sena. Details from http://www.findagrave.com

Date27 Sep 2014 18:12:11
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Ted's Travelling Circus by Carroll Stewart, p. 51 includes picture with the crew Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey, p. 64 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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