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Lloyd Hershel Jackson

Military

LWG, Deering crew. Not an original member. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. The aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Originally buried by the Germans in Ottbergen Cemetery.
Nabb, IN

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People

  • David Barer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Navigator. Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. Lt Barer could not bail out due to a stuck escape hatch and the aircraft exploded....

  • Paul Crabtree

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 381st Bomb Group
    Bombardier, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. Lt Crabtree was blown free of the aircraft as it exploded. Prisoner of War at...

  • Robert Deering

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Pilot, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on a mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. Aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Buried by the Germans in the Ottbergen...

  • Wardell Horne

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    ETTG, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. The aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Originally buried by the Germans in the...

  • Floyd Husvar

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    BTG, Deering crew. Not an original crew member. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission#62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. The aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Originally...

  • Andrew Richards

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Radio operator, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. The aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Originally buried by the Germans...

  • Loren Sanford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Tail gunner, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. The aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Originally buried in the...

  • Wallace Scott

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    RWG, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. The aircraft exploded. Killed in Action (KIA). Originally buried by the Germans in the...

  • Robert Williams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Co-pilot, Deering crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down by fighters on a mission #62 to Brunswick, Germany on 30 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-31047 'Wolverine'. MACR 2243. Aircraft exploded. Prisoner of War at Stalag Luft I. El Paso, TX POW

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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. ...

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 533rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31047 Little Duchess, Wolverine

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/9/43; Scott 28/9/43; Assigned 535BS/381BG Ridgewell 20/10/43; Missing in Action 19m Brunswick 30/1/44 with Bob Deering, Navigator: Dave Barer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Wardell Horne, Radio Operator: Andy Richards, Ball...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 200

    30 January 1944
    This mission has the aviation industry at Brunswick, Germany as the primary target. The mission is composed of a combined force pf 777 heavy bomber aircraft despatched in three elements: 1st Bomb Division; 2nd Bomb Division and 3rd Bomb Division. The...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Nabb, Indiana
Based 30 January 1944
Killed in Action Germany 30 January 1944
Buried Ottbergen, 37671 Höxter, Germany 31 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 18:59:23 ARowe95 Changes to biography
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ARowe95

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 18:51:16 ARowe95 Changes to middlename, service number, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and mission associations
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ARowe95

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999; MACR 2243, 8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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