Stephen Casimir PrekelMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Snippet from 93rd Bomb Group unit history - see https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/25119
Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. B-24 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe. 29-Oct-42 Killed in Service (KIS)
Per 1990s letter from ground crew members to daughter of pilot Williams, there is some doubt regarding the airplane involved in this crash. That crew indicate the aircraft involved was actually 41-23721 "Reddy Teddy".
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|Pittston, Pennsylvania||30 March 1920||Son of Frances Prekel.|
|Wilkes Barre, PA||19 August 1941||Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania|
|Porlock, Somerset||29 October 1942|
|Cambridge American Cemetery||Re-Interred Cambridge American Cemetery Coton, Cambs, UK Plot C Row 0 Grave 22|
|29 October 1942||Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.|
Letter shared with me by Capt. Williams's daughter in 2021.
Associated media and aircraft from ‘Losses of the US 8th & 9th Air Forces’, Bishop and Hey