Harry W Estabrooks

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 35204 - The crew of B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number42-31322 ) nicknamed "Mi Amigo" of the 305th Bomb Group. Photo taken Pendleton Field, Oregon,...

Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8F USAAF. 15 x missions. Crashed attempting to land at Endcliffe Park, Sheffield, UK returning from Aalborg, Denmark mission 22-Feb-44 in B-17G 42-31322 'Mi Amigo'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 15190

Awards: AM, PH.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-535000
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mi Amigo
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 452nd Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Hooker, OK 7 August 1921 Kansas.

Died

Endcliffe Park, Sheffield 22 February 1944 Battle damaged on Aalborg, Denmark mission; attempted force landing Endcliffe Park, Sheffield. Killed in Action. MACR 15190

Buried

24 February 1944 Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial Plot F Row 5 Grave 41

Based

Chelveston 22 February 1944 Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8F USAAF.
Mound Valley, KS Worked pre-war as a mechanic. Joined USAAC 16.02.42

Revisions

Date14 Feb 2021 15:12:10
ContributorAl_Skiff
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56289534/harry-w-estabrooks
Removed # from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consistency

Date12 Mar 2020 15:42:25
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date19 Jan 2020 08:23:27
ContributormiAmigo
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Personnel file.

Date18 Feb 2019 07:11:55
ContributormiAmigo
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See ''Courage Above the Clouds -the true story of MI-AMIGO and the Heroes of Endcliffe Park'' by Paul Allonby (lulu.com)

Date27 Sep 2014 18:12:29
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Chronology Supplement, 1942-45; p. 85., Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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