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Matthew G Aven Jr

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed E of Qukenbruck, GR on a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17F #42-30278 'Sly Fox'. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Aircraft

  • 42-30278 Sly Fox

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 8/5/43; Gore 9/5/43; Kearney 29/5/43; Dow Field 19/6/43; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-G] Gt Ashfield 20/6/43; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-R] Thorpe Abbotts 9/43; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Zeb Kendall, Co-pilot: Edwin Loughran,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tyler, Texas
Died Germany 6 March 1944
Buried Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2015 15:23:31 Lucyd Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Thompson
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Aven&GSfn=Matthew&...
http://www.fold3.com/image/37106538/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3016, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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