Mace Henson

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 37287 - "Lt Long and crew of the 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, beside a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. England, 21 November 1943." Rear L-R: Capt...

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Ur-Neck-Stevens'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868.

Awards: 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-799811
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bow-Ur-Neck Steves
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Quinton, Oklahoma, USA 1922-07-01 Son of Mr Charles Hershel and Lillie Belle [Mace] Henson.

Died

Nth of Saarbrucken, Germany 1944-05-11 Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Er-Neck-Stevens'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

Molesworth 1944-05-11 Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Enlisted

Tulsa, OK 1942-10-31 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Buried

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St Louis County, MO Re-Interred Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St Louis County, Missouri
Haskel County, OK

Revisions

Date20 Apr 2021 10:07:55
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Removed # from A/C Serial to aid clarity and consistency.

Date20 Apr 2021 03:17:20
Contributorjmoore43
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Added punctuation to the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:19:30
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4868 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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