Thomas Joseph Tracy

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 39704 - Sam Peak crew. Photo taken spring 1944 at Alexandria Air Base in Alexandria, Louisiana. Front Row L to R: Samuel L. Peak, Victor R. Romasco, Thomas...

Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 42-102624. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 100th Bomb Group, approved 30 March 1944 and replaced 1957
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19061304
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33596487
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 349th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Inverkeithing, Scotland 1923-04-23 Family emigrated to New York later that year. Grew up and lived in Rochester until the war.

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Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 1944-05-24 B-17 #42-102624 took off from Thorpe Abbotts Air Field, England on a bombing mission over Berlin, Germany. They were attacked and hit by German Aircraft and crashed near Fahrenkrug, two miles North of Rotenhaln, Holstein, Germany during the war.

Buried

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Plot B Row 15 Grave 15

Revisions

Date23 Jun 2020 20:06:59
Contributorcamillemnoel
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Update to connections

Date23 Jun 2020 19:55:50
Contributorcamillemnoel
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Updates to biography

Date27 Sep 2014 18:26:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5170 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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