Irwin Wolf Boxer

Military

Object Number - UPL 31129 - Orrin Merrill Crew 388th BG - 562nd BS B-17G-65-BO #43-37642 Standing Left to Right" Frank Dykty (FE), Irwin W. Boxer (TOG), Cornelius H....

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Kraslice on 3/5/45 in B-17 #4297542 due to mechanical failure Plane was 'City of Savannah'

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-823433
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Adventure
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Jamaica Ginger
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: City of Savannah
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

San Francisco, CA, USA 31 August 1942

Other

388th BG Combat Tour

Knettishall, Diss IP22 2TH, UK 17 October 1944 - 5 April 1945 8 missions with Merrill 15 missions with Kittle

Born

San Francisco, California, USA

Other

Shot Down/Captured

358 01 Kraslice, Czechia 5 March 1945

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:13:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12926 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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