James P Riley

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
Bob Pfieffer and his crew of the 562nd Bomb Squadron, 388th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30213) nicknamed "Lil' One". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Bob Pfieffer crew, 562BS.'

Object Number - FRE 1493 - Bob Pfieffer and his crew of the 562nd Bomb Squadron, 388th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30213) nicknamed "Lil' One"....

Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 42-3505. Plane ditched in North Sea. Killed in Action.

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

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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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

California

Buried

Other

Killed in action

1943-11-29

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:14:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

ABMC / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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