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Consolidated B-24D Liberator 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF.

NARA Ref 3A45218-3A46062.

Rear L-R: 2nd Lt Gerald G Gray, 2nd Lt Frank T Lewis, Lt Bernard Abels and Capt Benjamin F Riggs.
Front L-R: S/Sgt Edwin J Malloy, S/Sgt George R Creadon, T/Sgt Stephen V Meddling, S/Sgt Michael J Reilly, T/Sgt Marlin E Staller and S/Sgt Harry Cottingham.

Connections

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Bernard Abel

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    27 missions

  • Harry Cottingham

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Sousse, Tunisia in B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 19-Jan-43; shot down and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia 19-Jan-43. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 15484 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

  • George Creadon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Sousse, Tunisia in B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 19-Jan-43; shot down and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia 19-Jan-43. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 15484 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

  • Gerald Gray

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    19 January 1943 B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. Gray is listed as one of 2 Prisoner of War (POW)s from the crew.

  • Frank Lewis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Sousse, Tunisia in B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 19-Jan-43; shot down and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia 19-Jan-43. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 15484 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

  • Edwin Malloy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Sousse, Tunisia in B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 19-Jan-43; shot down and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia 19-Jan-43. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 15484 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

  • Stephen Medling

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Sousse, Tunisia in B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 19-Jan-43; shot down and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia 19-Jan-43. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 15484 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

  • Michael Reilly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Benjamin Riggs

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Marlin Staller

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Aircraft

  • 41-23672 'Double Trouble'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW). Lost to flak and fighters on 19-Jan-43. Crashed into the sea 150 miles S.E. of Malta. MACR 15484.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 11:33:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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