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Peter Anton Bausano

Military

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Ran out of fuel and crashed at Hoofddorp on 21-Jun-44 in B-24 'Connie' 41-29124 Prisoner of War (POW)

Awards: POW, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • John Nicholson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Ran out of fuel and crashed at Hoofddorp on 6/21/44 in B-24 'Connie' Killed in Action (KIA)

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-29124 Connie

    B-24 Liberator
    Damaged by AAA on mission to Genshagen/Marienfelde, Germany 21 June 1944 and crashed at Hoofddorp. MACR 6159.

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

  • Stalag Luft III

    Other location

  • Dulag Luft 12

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Mohawk, Michigan, USA 1 June 1916

Son of Luigi and Orsola [Sandretto] Bausano.

Enlisted Detroit, MI 22 September 1941

Detroit, Michigan

Based Bungay 1944 – 21 June 1944

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Prisoner of War (POW) Zagan, Poland 21 June 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft III.

Baled out POW Hoofddorp, Netherlands 21 June 1944

Ran out of fuel and crashed at Hoofddorp on 21-Jun-44 in B-24 'Connie' 41-29124 Prisoner of War (POW)

Discharged USAAF 15 October 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Mohawk, MI 20 September 1998
Buried Lake View Cemetery Calumet, Houghton County, MI 23 September 1998

Lake View Cemetery
Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2020 16:10:32 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29399679
https://www.fold3.com/image/660960507
https://www.fold3.com/record/43896841/social-security-death-index-peter-...
https://www.fold3.com/record/89480784/world-war-ii-army-enlistment-recor...
https://www.fold3.com/record/712085323/u-s-veterans-gravesites-ca-1775-2...
https://www.fold3.com/record/627478450/u-s-department-of-veterans-affair...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/116989642/peter-a-bausano

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6159 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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