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359th Original Crew. Pilot: Ellis J Sanderson. Sanderson crew - 359th BS B-17F Green Hornet aka Yahoodi #41-24603 (BN-Y) Original crew assigned 359BS: 10 Sep 1942 - photo: 10 Oct 1942. (Back L-R) 2Lt Ellis J Sanderson (P-POW); 2Lt Horace D. Bowman (CP-POW) 2Lt John W. Spence (N-EVD); 2Lt John W. Plummer (B)(1) (Front L-R) S/Sgt Sidney Devers (E-Evd), S/Sgt Miles B. Jones (R-Evd), Sgt Harry F. Swanson (RWG-POW), Sgt Frank W. Greene (BT-Evd) Sgt Joseph L Markiewicz (TG-KIA) (3). Not in photo: Sgt Carlos J Silva (LWG-POW)(2)

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People

  • Horace Bowman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as Co-Pilot of B-17F #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso Texas and arrived at Molesworth, UK aboard that aircraft on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • Sidney Devers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as Engineer/Top Turret Gunner on B-17F #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. Arrived aboard that aircraft at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • Frank Greene

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner, GC
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as Ball Turret Gunner of B-17G #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. Arrived aboard that aircraft at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • Miles Jones

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as Radio Operator of B-17G #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. Arrived aboard that aircraft at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • Joseph Markiewicz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as a Tail Gunner on B-17G #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. Arrived aboard that aircraft at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • John Plummer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    2LT John W. Plummer was orginally assigned as the Bombardier on B-17F, #41-24603 "Green Hornet" [BN-Y], 303BG/359BS on 10-Sep-42 at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas and arrived with the aircraft at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. Shot down 23 November 1942 in...

  • Ellis Sanderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as Pilot of B-17F #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso Texas and arrived at Molesworth, UK aboard that aircraft on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • John Spence

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as Navigator on B-17F #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet" at Alamogordo Field, New Mexico and arrived at Molesworth, UK aboard that aircraft on 22-Oct-42. ...

  • Harry Swanson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    10-Sep-42 Assigned as a Waist Gunner on B-17G #41-24603 [BN-Y] "Green Hornet", 303BG/359BS at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. Arrived aboard that aircraft at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-24603 The Green Hornet

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F #41-24603 "Green Hornet" [BN-Y], 303BG/359BS was assigned with a combat crew on 10-Sep-42 at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas then moved to Dow Field, Bangor, Maine 9-Oct-42; Arrived at Molesworth, UK on 22-Oct-42. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 May 2021 04:35:43 four2dobes Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

This is information and pictures my mother had on her brother Frank W Greene.

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