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Arthur L Davis


Shot down 15 May 1943 in B-17 #42-29820, Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29820

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/2/43; Memphis 8/4/43; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-V] Alconbury 24/4/43; Missing in Action Wangerooge 15/5/43 with Capt Larche Washer, Co-pilot: Bob Kennedy, Bombardier: Bill Haenel, Radio Operator: Jack Roebuck, Ball turret gunner:...


Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) North Sea 15 May 1943


Date Contributor Update
16 July 2020 04:10:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:08 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 16060 / MACR 16060, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I p. 121 by Bishop and Hey, 92nd BG Fame's Favored Few p. 17 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database