Wilber H Elliott

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 26094 - Wilber H. Elliot, 93rd Bomb Group

Wilber Elliott was Left Waist gunner on B-24 41-24025 'Satan's Chariot' on the 31 March 1943 mission to Rotterdam. The plane was last seen heading for England and was lost in the North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). Still listed as Missing In Action (MIA)

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Units served with

The insignia of the 93rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16019012 and O-442942
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14057097
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11044159
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16023523
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-789817
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Satan's Chariot
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Indiana
Hancock County, Indiana, United States

Enlisted

Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States 1942-02-20

Other

Missing In Action (MIA)

North Sea 1943-03-31 On board B-24 # 41-24025 when it was lost in the North Sea

Other

Memorialized

Cambridge American Cemetery And Memorial, Coton, Cambridge, United Kingdom Memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

Revisions

Date11 Feb 2016 13:44:18
ContributorED-BB
Sources

NARA WWII Enlistment records
ABMC website
USAAF MIA list

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:18
ContributorAAM
Sources

ABMC, Roll of Honor, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey, p. 94, Ted's Travelling Circus by Carroll (Cal) Stewart, p. 89 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Wilber H Elliott: Gallery (2 items)