Homer Frederick Ausman

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 13962 - Paul E Kingsley Crew, Belle of Boston, 42-52404 Back Row: Raymond Hunter - E, John Rogenmuser - N, Homer Ausman - CP, Paul Kingsley - P, Arthur...

Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

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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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2045233
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Belle of Boston
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Greene County, IN, USA 21 January 1918

Enlisted

Evansville, IN, USA 27 May 1942

Died

Court Hill, Frettenham, Norfolk UK 8 May 1944

Buried

Bloomfield Greene County Indiana, USA Grandview Cemetery

Revisions

Date4 Oct 2020 04:01:46
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to events
Sources

Added a location to the Buried event .

Date25 Mar 2016 00:48:06
Contributor466thHistorian
ChangesChanges to service number, events, person associations and place associations
Date31 May 2015 14:33:06
Contributorusxpat
ChangesChanges to middlename, service number, biography, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 16800496
http://www.458bg.com/crew42kingsley.htm

Date27 Sep 2014 18:13:07
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit history & Page 272 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010 & 458bg.com, Kingsley  crew, crew member list & picture included

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