The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt on 7/7/44 in B-24 #42-95177, Prisoner of War (POW).
Military site : airfield
Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...
|Lived in||McLennan County, TX, USA||January 1941|
|Enlisted||Dallas, TX, USA||23 January 1941|
|Buried||Waco, TX, USA|
|14 May 2020 02:15:51||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|04 April 2018 12:52:51||Lucy May||Changes to events|
|04 April 2018 12:51:25||Lucy May||Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:14:49||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7237