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Richard J Allee

Military

Assigned to 332BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Hanover in B-17 42-30174 26-Jul-43; shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Aurich, near Bremen, Germany; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 90

Awards: AM, PH.

Service

People

  • Robert Tessier

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 332BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 26-Jul-43 in B-17 42-30174 'Gorgeous Hussy'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 90 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-30174 'Lady Luck II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/43; Smoky Hill 29/4/43; Tinker 13/5/43; Lincoln 17/5/43; Dow Fd 21/5/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-S] Earls Colne 25/5/43 LADY LUCK II; Rougham 13/6/43, transferred 410BS [GL- ]; Missing in Action Hanover 26/7/43 with Bob Tessier,...

Associated Place

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Indiana, USA 1922

Son of Charles and Gladys Allee.

Enlisted Fort Benjamin, Harrison, IN 23 June 1942

Fort Benjamin, Harrison, Indiana

Based Bury St Edmunds 1943 – 26 July 1943

Assigned to 332BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Aurich, Germany 26 July 1943
Buried Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

Re-Interred
Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial
Liege, Belgium
Plot B, Row 33, Grave 34

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 May 2021 10:43:28 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29416650
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763024
https://www.fold3.com/record/84193551/richard-j-allee-wwii-army-enlistme...
https://www.fold3.com/record/529856725/richard-j-allee-american-battle-m...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56356845/richard-j-allee

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 15:49:24 Lucyd Changes to unit associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 90
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Allee&GSfn=Richard...
http://www.fold3.com/image/29416650/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 90 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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