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Joseph F Regan


Shot down 30 April 1944 in B-17 #42107012. Evaded.


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


  • 42-107012

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 26/1/44; Kearney 1/3/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-J] Podington 22/3/44; Missing in Action Lyon-Bron A/fd 30/4/44 with John Campbell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Powers, Ball turret gunner: Harry Werneth, Waist gunner: George...

Associated Place

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...


Event Location Date
Born Avona, Pennsylvania, USA
Evaded France 30 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:16 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4466 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database