Entered Service at Fort Snelling, MN 16 July 1941. Joined 392nd BG November 1943. Rank at end of WWII was 2nd Lt. Shot down by fighters and crashed near Bad Hersfeld, GR on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7496 'The Jinx'. Prisoner of War (POW).
Units served with
The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...
Military site : airfield
RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...
|Prisoner of War (POW)
||24 February 1944