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Nicholas B Kehoe Jr


Shot down by fighters into Baltic Sea on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440112 Prisoner of War (POW)


Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-40112 Flak Happy

    B-24 Liberator
    Flak Happy crashed in Sweden on 20 June 1944 on a mission to Politz, after being hit by enemy fire. ...

Associated Place

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...


Event Location Date
Born Rochester, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Baltic Sea 20 June 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 February 2018 11:23:41 Lucy May Changes to surname, middlename, suffix, biography and place associations

Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7074

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2017 21:58:44 JohnS3rd Changes to service number and highest rank

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF): Hankin, Armand L. O-695814, 2nd Lt. USAAC
Exhibit A: 2BD, : 8AF 492nd Bomb Gp: 856th Squadron, Intended Destination: Politz Germany, 20 June 1944 Time 0915 Location of last know whereabouts of missing aircraft Pomeranian Bay B-24J #44-40112 Crew 11,

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:32 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 7074 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database