Russell Phillip Allman

Military
media-44409.jpeg UPL 44409 Garland B. Lloyd Crew
95th BG - 334th BS

Standing Left to Right: Garland B. Lloyd (P), Willys P. Jones (CP), Elton Skinner (N), Russell Allman (B)

Kneeling Left to Right: Marion Gilmore (FE), George R. Robinson (LWG), John Janssen (R/O), Porter B. Hyght (RWG), Victor P. Valek (TG), Ralph P. Rice (BTG)

The crew flew 22 missions and were shot down on 6 March 1944

Object Number - UPL 44409 - Garland B. Lloyd Crew 95th BG - 334th BS Standing Left to Right: Garland B. Lloyd (P), Willys P. Jones (CP), Elton Skinner (N), Russell Allman...

Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW).



POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-803103
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Situation Normal
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Patches
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lucky Strike
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: She's My Gal II aka Junior
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Highland, OH 19 February 1919

Enlisted

Fort Thomas, KY 24 March 1941

Other

95th BG Combat Tour

Horham Airfield, UK 11 December 1943 - 6 March 1944 Completed 23 combat missions. 22 with the Garland Lloyd Crew. Flew his first mission with the B.H. Edwards Crew

Other

POW

Leeuwarden, Netherlands 7 March 1944 - 18 September 1944 Air Force Hospital 7 / XI Leeuwarden (dates are approximate)

Other

Repatriated/Prisoner Exchange

Gothenburg, Sweden 19 September 1944

Other

Returned to the US

New York, NY 26 September 1944 SS Gripsholm

Died

Newark, OH 22 October 2006

Buried/ Commemorated

Newark, OH 25 October 2006 Newark Memorial Gardens Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA

Other

Shot Down/WIA/Captured

3 miles west of Hijken, Netherlands 6 March 1944 Seriously wounded resulting in the loss of his right hand
Xenia, OH

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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2999 / MACR 2999, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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