Marshall Thomas Abraham

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 52612 - T/Sgt Marshall T Abraham, 401BG.

Assigned to 613BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 1 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-30855 'Ol' Massa' 8-May-44; shot down. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4586

Awards: PH.

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14103271 / O-803232
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ol Massa
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

Balkum, Germany 1944-05-08 Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin in B-17 42-30855 'Ol' Massa' 8-May-44; shot down. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4586

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

Deenethorpe 1944-05-08 Assigned to 613BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

Born

New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 1921-10-25 Son of Samuel and Jennie Abraham.

Enlisted

Pittsburgh, PA 1942-01-28 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Buried

Netherlands American Cemetery Re-Interred Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten, Netherlands Plot B, Row 16, Grave 7.

Revisions

Date21 May 2020 19:35:42
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date1 May 2020 13:45:36
ContributorAndycole0
Sources

American Battle Monument's Commission, www.abmc.gov
National Archive and Records Administration.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:19:41
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4586 / MACR 4586, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1154 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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