Philip L Brinson

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in Action (KIA) in B-26B 41-18058 [ER:S] 322BG/450BS while serving as Tail Gunner. The aircraft was hit by flak on mission to Boulogne, France. Engine damaged by hit, aircraft flipped over and crashed into the English Channel. The 322nd was moved to the 9th AF Oct. 1943.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

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Commemorated

Neupré, Belgium Commemorated on the Wall of the Missing, Ardennes American Cemetery.

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Boulogne-sur-Mer, France 1943-09-09 Killed when aircraft was struck by flak and crashed into the English Channel near the target at Boulogne, France. No remains were ever recovered.

Revisions

Date4 Jun 2015 19:12:53
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 4-Jun-2015. Added decorations and Commemorated event per American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) records; Added SN and KIA event per MACR 15064; Made connections to Place, AIrcraft and Mission within existing website data; Edited Summary biograpy adding call sign, unit association and crew position.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:29
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15604, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 279