Thomas Manos

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 54420 - Thomas Manos

Assigned to 603BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Thomas died when the B-17 flying fortress he was on crashed on Birchenough Hill. Also on board were Donald J DeCleene, Maynard Stravinski, Frank E Garry Jr and Howard F Ayers. Killed in Service (KIS)

No awards given.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Black and white portrait of Air Force TSGT. Howard F. Ayers in uniform
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 603rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18153933
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 603rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-771335
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 603rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32914778
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 603rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-827989
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Chicago, Illinois 18 August 1924

Died

Birchenough Hill near Wildboarclough Cheshire 2 January 1945 Thomas died when the B-17G flying fortress he was on crashed on Birchenough Hill. Also on board were Donald J DeCleene, Maynard Stravinski, Frank E Garry Jr and Howard F Ayers.

Buried

Cambridge American Cemetery 3 January 1945 Thomas is buried at the American Cemetery in Cambridge and his grave is directly behind Donald J DeCleene's grave. Plot: C Row: 3 Grave: 28

Based

Nuthampstead 2 January 1945 Assigned to 603BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date1 Jan 2023 10:26:27
ContributorAmanda
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398th.org 

Date14 Feb 2022 14:45:03
ContributorAmanda
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398th.org

Date13 Feb 2022 14:08:11
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date12 Feb 2022 20:39:52
ContributorAmanda
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398th.org

Date26 Dec 2021 16:56:26
ContributorAmanda
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Ancestry

Date3 Sep 2021 21:42:42
ContributorAmanda
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398th

Date11 Jun 2020 13:36:05
ContributorAmanda
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Nuthampstead Air Museum

Date11 Jun 2020 10:55:29
ContributorAmanda
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Nuthampstead Air Museum
Find a grave

Date27 Sep 2014 18:25:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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