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Garland B. Lloyd Crew
95th BG - 334th BS

Standing Left to Right: Garland B. Lloyd (P), Willys P. Jones (CP), Elton Skinner (N), Russell Allman (B)

Kneeling Left to Right: Marion Gilmore (FE), George R. Robinson (LWG), John Janssen (R/O), Porter B. Hyght (RWG), Victor P. Valek (TG), Ralph P. Rice (BTG)

The crew flew 22 missions and were shot down on 6 March 1944

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Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Russell Allman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Porter Hyght

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Janssen

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Willys Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Garland Lloyd

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). ...

  • Ralph Rice

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • George Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Elton Skinner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Evaded.

  • Victor Valek

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2020 21:54:12 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/3204

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