Harvey Nelson Webb Jr


Assigned 346BS, 99BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammer 2-Dec-44 flak, crashed Ratibor. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10030.

Awards: PH.


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Units served with

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29473) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle" of the 347th Bomb Squadron, 99th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force during a mission over Turin. Official caption on image: "26599 A.C." Handwritten caption on reverse: '15th AF, 99th BG, 347th BS.' Printed caption on reverse: '26599 AC - A picturesque coastline in the Mediterranean forms a backdrop for a USAAF Flying Fortress on its way to bomb the vital Turin, Italy ball bearing plane on Nov. 8. This plane is one of a large formation whic
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 99th Bomb Group 346th Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date Description


Tucson, AZ 23 August 1919 Son of Harvey Nelson and Ellen Katie [Cardon] Webb.


Tucson AZ 14 December 1942


Tortorella 5 July 1944 - 2 December 1944 Assigned 346BS, 99BG, 8AF USAAF.


Ratibor, Poland 2 December 1944
Arizona, USA

Buried/ Commemorated

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, MO Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St Louis County, MO