Paul E Miller

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 22744 - Crew of B-24 41-29439 shot down on 29 September 1944. Back row, left to right: Staff Sergeant Owen Killborn, Lieutenant Sheldon Adler, Lieutenant...

B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-701934
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Gallopin Ghost
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Events

Event Location Date Description

Buried

Lemay, MO 63125, USA Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay St. Louis County Missouri, USA Plot: SECTION 82 SITE 125

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

02100 Saint-Quentin, France 1944-09-29

Born

Illinois, USA

Enlisted

Madison, WI, USA 1942-03-19
Dane County, WI, USA

Revisions

Date13 Nov 2021 19:11:13
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" - "Jefferson" was misspelled.

Date18 Jul 2016 16:49:10
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Brought in information from duplicate records. Sources:
Combat Supplement, Unit History / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:11
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8thAF, vol.4

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