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Kenneth Charles Dunbar

Military

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

Service

People

  • 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

    Group
    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

Aircraft

  • 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...

Events

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

Revisions

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

Updated the middle name and Born & Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 56289362.
SOURCE: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56289362/kenneth-charles-dunbar

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

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
Sources

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

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