Woodruff Joseph Warren

Military

Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-1742-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Captured and executed en route to Kaplitz. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10139

Awards: DFC (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Philadelphia, PA 1920-12-01 Son of Woodruff W and Regina B [Emery] Warren.

Died

Linz, Austria 1944-12-09 Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-1742-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Captured and executed en route to Kaplitz. KIA MACR 10139

Buried

Re-Interred Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial St. Avold, France Plot J Row 28 Grave 12

Buried

Vicinity Linz, Austria 1944-12-09 Buried in shallow grave alongside road after execution.

Based

Amendola 1944-12-09 Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF.
Hyattsville, MD Husband of Lily V Warren, residing Hyattsville, Maryland.

Enlisted

Bolling Field, Anacostia, DC 1942-05-29 Bolling Field Anacostia District Of Columbia