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Michael J Reilly

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia.

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23672 'Double Trouble'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW). Lost to flak and fighters on 19-Jan-43. Crashed into the sea 150 miles S.E. of Malta. MACR 15484.

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Jersey
Killed in action 19 January 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC,MACR 15484, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 64 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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