Ray L Hendrix

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed in Aston Clinton, England after a night leaflet mission.
Memorial plaque in Aston Clinton's Church of St. Michael and All Angels.

Awards: PH.

Connections

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 406th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31417132
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 406th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18193116
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 406th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-782941
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 406th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2065475
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 406th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-778939
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52650) nicknamed "Cancer ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by the artist Phillip S Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Cancer
  • Unit: 406th Bomb Group 458th Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 801st Bomb Group 406th Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

San Diego County, CA, USA 15 October 1922

Enlisted

San Diego, CA, USA 10 December 1942

Died

Aston Clinton, UK 3 January 1945 Crashed Aston Clinton in B-24 42-52650 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 15974

Based

Harrington 3 January 1945 Assigned to 406BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

4th St, Kingston, OK 73439, USA Kingston Cemetery Kingston Marshall County, OK

Revisions

Date21 Jan 2018 20:22:56
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 549, WWII Monument Registry / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia