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Garveston, Norfolk, memorial

Connections

Units

People

  • Monroe Atchley

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter
    Killed by an exploding bomb as he was responding to the crash of B-24 42-91560

  • Oliver Brown

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Died in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Edward Bunalski

    Military | Private | Fire Fighter
    Killed by an exploding bomb as he responded to crash of B24 42-95160

  • Edward De Brular

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Clarence Grimm

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Gerald Hirschman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160

  • Wallace Krueger

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone, Norfolk

  • William Laslo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk.

  • Vernon Mueller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Raymond Sachtleben

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

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Aircraft

  • 42-95160

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed 4 June 1944, Garvestone, Norfolk. Crew was killed, as well as 2 firefighters who died when a bomb exploded.

Locations

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

  • Garvestone

    Crash site

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 15:34:45 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Photo taken 6 June 2012, Gary Atkins

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