All Saints, Upper Sheringham

Aircraft crash site

Object Number - UPL 15449 - All Saints, Upper Sheringham

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Detailed History

On the 1st of January 1944, B24 42-7485, "Alfred," crashed near this spot. There is a memorial in the churchyard remembering the event. The church also holds a copy of the book, Not Forgotten, by Doug F Willies.

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 578th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 578th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 578th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 578th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-679391
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 578th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Alfred
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 577th Bomb Squadron 578th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date26 Apr 2015 15:10:49
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