Lewis B Cowherd

Military

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Units served with

The insignia of the 448th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Trebelzue (the original airfield here and to the right of this photo you can just see the Western edge of Trebelzue airfield.

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Kentucky, USA

Enlisted

Bowman Field (LOU), 2815 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205, USA 1942-04-03

Died

St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall TR8, UK 1943-10-23 Shortly after a night take off from RAF Saint Mawgan, en route from Florida to RAF Seething, Norfolk, the aircraft stalled and crashed in a field. All 11 crew members were killed.

Buried

1943-10-28 Plot B Row 5 Grave 16 Cambridge American Cemetery (date of interment is approximate)
Shelby County, KY, USA