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  • Paul Abrahamson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2258 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Clay Burnette

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2258 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Canard

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters , Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2258 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Thomas Durkin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters , Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2258 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Hugh Gibson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2258 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Inman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters , Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2258 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Glenn Johnston

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2258 Awards: AM, PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME (1 battle star).

  • Harvey Kreitzman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2258 Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Dougald McLean

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters , Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2258 Awards: PH.

  • Charles Vacek

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Frankfurt in B-17 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 24-Jan-44; shot down by fighters, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2258 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 'Lover Boy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24-Apr-43; Smoky Hill 5-May-43; Kearney 29-May-43; Atlanta 2-Jun-43; Dow Field 16-Jun-43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-X] Framlingham 19-Jun-43 HERKY JERKY II; Horham 15-Jun-43; with force landed Framlingham AF 10-Oct-43 with Pilot R.E....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2021 20:58:00 RayWells Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

added connection to aircraft

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2021 20:49:09 RayWells Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

From Austin R. Walcker Great Nephew of Dougald McLean

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