863rd Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Object Number - UPL 48769 - Men of the 493rd BG 863rd BS, prior to departure for England, April 1944

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Debach

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37436410
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Clerk-Typist
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32882258
  • Highest Rank: Private
  • Role/Job: Duty Soldier III
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-436565
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31101203
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Administrative Non-Commissioned Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14067321
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Picadilly Lucy
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Katrinka
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 493rd Bomb Group 4th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron 863rd Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Old Sack
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Sweet Sue
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:54:41
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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