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Lloyd E Gatewood

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Hunteburg on 8/24/44 in B-17 #4297533

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97533

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 13/12/43; Langley 14/1/44; Presque Is 11/2/44; Assigned 482BG (H2S) Alconbury 19/2/44; transferred 365BS/305BG [WF-E] Chelveston 20/3/44; ...

Associated Place

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 24 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8208 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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