Raymon C Beus

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
Raymon C. Beus UPL 72557 UPL 72557 Raymon C. Beus On

Object Number - UPL 72557 - Raymon C. Beus

RWG, Nason crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #59 to the aircraft factories at Oschersleben, Germany on 11 Jan 1944 in B-17F 42-37719 'Hellcat/Dinah Might'. MACR 1881. Plane crashed in Zuider Zee. Killed in Action (KIA). Tablets of the Missing at the Netherlands AMC.

Ogden, UT



The 1st Bomb Wing/381st BG did not hear the recall while over the continent. 180 out of 700 bombers continued on the mission without fighter cover. The 533rd BS lost 6 of 9 aircraft. The 381st BG earned its second Distinguished Unit Citation.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Crew Photo B17G 43-37719 "Hellcat" 1943/1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-809475
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
Crew Photo B17G 43-37719 "Hellcat" 1943/1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-751258
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
Crew Photo B17G 43-37719 "Hellcat" 1943/1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-746948
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
Crew Photo B17G 43-37719 "Hellcat" 1943/1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35636245
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator Gunner
Crew Photo B17G 43-37719 "Hellcat" 1943/1944
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15069793
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner / Flight Engineer

Aircraft

Crew Photo B17G 43-37719 "Hellcat" 1943/1944
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hellcat / Dinah Mite
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Based

27 November 1943 - 11 January 1944

Other

Killed in Action

11 January 1944

Born

Buried/ Commemorated

Tablets of the Missing

Revisions

Date
ContributorTroy Burnett
Changes
Date
Changes
Sources

Merged with duplicate entries to include details from:
- MACR 1881;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database;
- records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;\
- www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

Date
ContributorARowe95
Changes
Sources

ARowe95

Date
ContributorAAM
Changes
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999; MACR 1881, 8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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