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SSGT Dean Gray Aitken
Ball Turret Gunner
Wilbur H. Turner Crew
446 BG - 705 BS
KIA - 12 June 1944

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Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Dean Aitken

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

Locations

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2019 18:09:29 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56349922

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