836th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
A side view of a B-17G Flying Fortress (2G-C, serial number 43-37068) of the 836th Bomb Squadron, 487th Bomb Group that crash-landed at St. Margaret's. Official caption on image: "ISAD - 5627 - 2 - Crash Landing - B-17G - 43-37068 - St. Margaret's - R.Z."

Object Number - FRE 8523 - A side view of a B-17G Flying Fortress (2G-C, serial number 43-37068) of the 836th Bomb Squadron, 487th Bomb Group that crash-landed at St....

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Lavenham

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-826831
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Aerial Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Ordnance

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Flak Hack
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ramp Rooster
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 487th Bomb Group 602nd Bomb Squadron 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Sleepless Knights
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 836th Bomb Squadron 484th Bomb Group 825th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:49:41
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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