847th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
An 847th Bomb Squadron, 489th Bomb Group B-24 Liberator (T4-G_, serial number 42-94783) on the 25th of October 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Jo. 294783, T4-G_, 25/10/44.'

Object Number - FRE 8567 - An 847th Bomb Squadron, 489th Bomb Group B-24 Liberator (T4-G_, serial number 42-94783) on the 25th of October 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse:...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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Halesworth

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Private
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Sharon D
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 489th Bomb Group 703rd Bomb Squadron 845th Bomb Squadron 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Plate's Date
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 489th Bomb Group 847th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date12 Jul 2019 23:41:07
ContributorApple1923
Sources

Tom Burton, nephew of Robert R. Butler, Jr.

Date19 Mar 2015 10:51:23
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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