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Richard Charles Moore


Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #42-5885 'Kipling's Error III'. Plane crashed into Baltic. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with


  • 42-5885 Kipling's Error III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 20/4/43; Lowry 5/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-T] Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Harry Johnson, Co-pilot: Luther Bailey, Navigator: Herb Springer, Bombardier: Bill...


Event Location Date
Born Dundee, Michigan, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Poland 11 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
06 June 2021 22:19:32 jmoore43 Changes to middlename and service number

Updated Middle Name & Added S/N per MACR 3809 at

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2020 21:15:54 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations

Added a connection to the 338th BS as listed in the A/C description.

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07 November 2020 21:12:34 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography

Removed the "Possible DUPLICATE" flag in the Nickname field and then removed the duplicate person.
Copied the "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2020 20:53:32 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

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27 September 2014 18:22:27 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 3809 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database