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Kenneth Charles Dunbar


Shot down 28 June 1943 in B-17 #42-5724 'Thunderbird / Marnita No. 2'. Plane ditched in Channel, Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Bernard Priebe

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Was once co-pilot to Capt Robert B Campbell on B-17 41-24497 'Mizpath II'. Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, American Defense and Campaign, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-5724 Thunderbird II, Marnita No. 2

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 9/10/42; Wayne 14/11/42; Salina 19/1/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 23/3/43; Missing in Action 9m St Nazaire 28/6/43 with Ed Brodnax, Co-pilot: John Kaufman, Navigator: Bill Deal, Bombardier: Bill Lakey, Flight engineer/top...


Event Location Date
Born Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, USA 28 February 1920
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 28 June 1943


Date Contributor Update
16 May 2021 21:51:23 jmoore43 Changes to middlename and events

Updated the middle name and Born & Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 56289362.

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2021 21:33:34 jmoore43 Changes to biography and events

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:52 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15710 / MACR 15710, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey p. 168, ABMC / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database