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LeMoyne Miller

Military

Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bombing mission to Stendahl, Germany in B-17G 'Wee Willie' 42-31333, killed in explosion or crash Nr Stendahl 8-Apr-45. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 13881.

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Service

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  • Robert Fuller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bombing mission to Stendahl, Germany in B-17G 'Wee Willie' 42-31333, blown out of the plane when it exploded and was the only crew member to survive. 8-Apr-45. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13881...

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • 42-31333 'Wee Willie'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Memphis 9/11/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-W] Bassingbourn 20/12/43; Missing in Action 129m Stendahl 8/4/45 with 1Lt Robert E Fuller (POW), 2Lt Woodrow A Lien, T/Sgt Francis McCarthy, S/Sgt Richard D...

Missions

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Butler County, PA, USA 7 September 1925
Lived in Butler, Pennsylvania, USA 1941
Enlisted New Cumberland, PA 17070, USA 18 February 1944
Died Stendahl, 21629 Neu Wulmstorf, Germany 8 April 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) bombing mission to Stendahl, Germany in B-17G 'Wee Willie' 42-31333, killed in explosion or crash Nr Stendahl 8-Apr-45. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 13881.

Buried May 1945

Tablets of the Missing
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands

Buried Butler, PA, USA 1948

Memorialised
Greenlawn Burial Estates
Butler
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2017 15:00:10 Al_Skiff Changes to firstname, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/87562785_le_moyne%20miller/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/529872989_le_moyne%20miller/details/
https://www.fold3.com/image/29433690
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=126893642
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56301874

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13881 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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