Kenneth D Peterson

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: 391st Bomb Group 575th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

Killed in Action (KIA) (?)

Bretteville-sur-Laize, France 7 June 1944 - 7 June 2044 S/Sgt. Peterson's aircraft was hit by FLAK North-East of Bretteville-sur-Laize, France whilst returning from the target (Briouze Railroad Sidings, France). Four parachutes were seen to emerge from the stricken aircraft, however only the Bombardier and Tail Gunner (Ivory and Byng) survived.

Buried/ Commemorated

Plot C Row 7 Grave 17, Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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Sources

Aircraft, crew, crash details, and location: MACR 5689
Additional crew and location details: http://www.francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=2375
Burial details: http://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWI…

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Sources

9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / B-26 memorials guide