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Nathan T Grant

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed near Furstenau, GR on a mission to Schweinfurt, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-17G 42-31180. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31180

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/9/43; Gr Island 18/10/43; Nashville 24/10/43; Assigned 407BS/92BG PY-U] Podington 23/11/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 24/2/44 with Bob Clayton*, Co-pilot: Leon Cavender*, Navigator: John Galbraith*, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Belgium 24 February 1944
Buried Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot D, Row 36, Grave 7

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 May 2021 09:02:04 Rtucker Changes to events
Sources

Note enclosed with casket flag from cemetery.

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2021 21:41:33 Rtucker Changes to nickname
Sources

Nathan was my Great uncle. The entire Grant family knew him as Nip.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2854 / MACR 2854, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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