Lawrence Dennis Ross

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 50057 - 1st Lt Lawrence Dennis Ross, 369BS, 303BG

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wizerne in B-17 42-97405 'Mary Cary' 22-Jun-44; damaged by flak, 2 x engines out, ditched in channel off Beachy Head Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7131

Awards: AM, PH,

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-746317
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Roslindale, Massachusetts 1919-01-08 Son of Harry C. and Margaret Grace [Murphy] Ross.

Died

English Channell, 5 miles off Beachy Head 1944-06-22 Failed to Return (FTR) Wizerne in B-17 42-97405 'Mary Cary' 22-Jun-44; damaged by flak, 2 x engines out, ditched in channel off Beachy Head KIA MACR 7131

Based

Returned (RTD)

Molesworth 1944-06-22 Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

Woodlawn National Cemetery Elmira, Chemung County, NY Woodlawn National Cemetery Elmira, Chemung County, New York

Enlisted

Boston, MA 1940-12-17 Boston, Massachusetts

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:12
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7131 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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