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William McKeon Crew
401st BG - 613th BS

Standing Left to Right: Edward D. Hill (TG), Frederick L. Fletcher (WG), Charles E. May (BTG), Jack Sharp (RO), Harold Hallman (WG), Raymond Harman (FE), Joseph Kozlowsky (B), Werner Zukunft (N), Robert Gray (CP), William McKeon (P)

This crew was shot down on their 16th mission, 19 July 1944. 9 POW and 1 Evadee (McKeon)

Connections

Units

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Frederick Fletcher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner/Togglier
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 #446129 POW

  • Robert Gray

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 3446129 POW

  • Harold Hallman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 44-6129

  • Raymond Harman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 44-6129

  • Edward Hill

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 #446129 POW

  • Joseph Kozlowski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA). ...

  • Charlie May

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 44-6129

  • William McKeon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne in B-17 3446129 on 19 July 1944 and Evaded

  • Jack Sharp

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 44-6129. Missing Air Crew Report #8157

  • Werner Zukunft

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator
    Completed 17 missions. Shot down by flak and crashed near Corne on 7/19/44 in B-17 #44-6129, Prisoner of War (POW).

Locations

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2019 18:42:49 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=0153

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