Hardwick Memorial Cross

Aircraft crash site
media-14171.jpeg UPL 14171 Memorial Cross on roadside in Hardwick, Norfolk

Object Number - UPL 14171 - Memorial Cross on roadside in Hardwick, Norfolk

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Detailed History

Small memorial cross for the men who died in B24 42-50597 when it crashed in fog on takeoff, 19 December 1944. It stands behind a hedge, on a sharp bend at the end of the runway.

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-717380
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 330th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36066774
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-718089
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-691639
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant

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