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Arnold R Allen

Military

Crashed near Croechern on 1 Jan 45 in B-17 'Stag Party' #43-37837, Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 422nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37837 Stag Party

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/5/44; Kearney 6/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned 422BS/305BG Chelveston 28/6/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 1/1/45 with Robert Wadhams, George Ten Eyck, Jim Howe, Tom Wade, Joe Mead, Claude Hudson (6 Killed in Action); Arnold...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ottawa, Kansas, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 1 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2021 21:08:43 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11354 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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