Laurier Morissette

Military

Shot down 13 June 1943 in B-17 #4229737 'Louise. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

Ground crew of the 95th Bomb Group attend to an explosion caused whilst loading bombs into a B-17 Flying Fortress at Alconbury. Aircraft pictured are: B-17F (serial number 42-29808) and B-17F (serial number 42-29706) nicknamed "Passion Flower" (after the Disney character from 'Bambi')- both were written off as a result of the explosion. Printed caption on reverse: 'A-25287 AG Planes 3 and 4 (later) in foreground were damaged beyond repair. The scene of the explosion, which ocurred as bombs were loaded in
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Passion Flower
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Louise
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

North Sea 1943-06-13

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:08
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4898 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database