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Kenyon Brindley


Shot down by 20mm cannon fire from fighers and crashed near Fulda, GR on the return from a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100312. Killed in Action (KIA).

AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH



  • Donald Banta

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by 20mm cannon fire from fighers and crashed near Fulda, Germany on return from the mission to Gotha, Germany on 24 February 1944 in B-24J #42-100312. Killed in Action (KIA). His remains were never recovered and he is still listed as Missing...

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 24 February 1944
Died 24 February 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:01 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2560 / MACR 2560, ABMC, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, History of the 445th Bomb Group by Rudolph Birsic / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database