Marion Scott Street

Military

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Units served with

An A-26 Invader (F6-P, serial number 43-22330) nicknamed "For Pete's Sake" of the 416th Bomb Group prepares for take-off at Mount Farm. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group . Written on slide casing: '416 BG Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38464402
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32444468
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18158622
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: A-20 Havoc
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: A-20 Havoc
  • Nicknames: Daddy Land's Commando
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: A-20 Havoc
  • Nicknames: Winsome Winnie
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 669th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Melun, Alsace

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Irvine, Kentucky 17 August 1922

Other

First 416th BG Combat Mission

Conches, France 6 March 1944

Other

Crash Landing

RAF Bradwell Bay, UK 10 April 1944 One plane flown by Lt Marion Street crash-landed at Bradwell Bay. His two gunners bailed out when he decided to bring the plane down. It was an excellent job of flying. None of the crew was injured, but the plane was utterly destroyed.

Other

Final 416th BG Combat Mission

Simmern, Germany 11 January 1945

Died

Saint Petersburg, Florida 9 July 2008

Buried/ Commemorated

Irvine, Kentucky 12 July 2008 West Irvine Cemetery Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky, USA

Other

Graduated

West Point, New York United States Military Academy