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Paul R Byers

Military

Damaged by flak and ditched in channel on 8/11/44 in B-24 #42-110089, Killed in Action (KIA). Body never found.

Air Medal and Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 734th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-110089

    B-24 Liberator
    Ditched in North Sea on 11 August 1944.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Glouster, Ohio 21 February 1925
Died 19 August 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2020 18:07:19 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR no #

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