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Plaque in Old Catton, Norwich.

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Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron
  • 790th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Frederick Caudell

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Gunner
    Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Floyd Erickson

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Charles Given

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Leslie Gruner

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator
    Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Gene Hamilton

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Gunner
    Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Allen Jewett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • John McArthur

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • John O'Malley

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner; Radio Operator
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • Grant Ordiway

    Military | Sergeant | Armorer-Gunner
    Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

  • James Prendergast

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Tommy Thumper II over England near Norwich when the engine failed during a steep turn on a practice mission. All crew were killed.

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Aircraft

  • 42-94811 Tommy Thumper II

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24H-FO 42-94811 'Tommy Thumper II' , 34th BG. Project Number 92537, 1944. Aircraft flew 41 missions from 23 May 1944 to 24 August 1944 with the 4th Bomb Squadron of the 34th Bomb Group out of Mendlesham. After the 34th BG transitioned to B-17s, the...

  • 44-40281 A Dog's Life

    B-24 Liberator
    A Dog's Life crashed on 13th February 1945 during a training mission, with the loss of all onboard crew. The crash is one of two recorded on the memorial plaque in Church Street, Old Catton, Norwich.

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Date Contributor Update
07 April 2015 17:24:36 usxpat Created entry with caption and unit associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

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