William LeGrande ChamberlinMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
IWM, Roger Freeman Collection
Commanding Officer of 561BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. On 5-Nov-43 B-17 42-30863 'My Devotion' returning from mission to Gelsenkirchen, Germany, with 2 damaged engines, crew baled out over North Suffolk, RTD. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Liege in B-17 42-31741 Thunderbolt. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5264.
Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), PH.
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|Salt Lake City, Utah||27 June 1917||Son of Seth Chauncey and Ruth Lamb [Robinson] Chamberlin.|
|8 miles NW Poix-de-Picardie, France||25 May 1944||Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Liege in B-17 42-31741 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5264.|
|Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno, San Mateo County, CA||8 May 1949||Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno, San Mateo County, California|
|Knettishall||25 May 1944||Commanding Officer of 561BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF.|
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5264 / MACR 5264, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol I. by Bishop & Hey pp. 360-1 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database