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Richard M Ingram


Shot down by fighters and exploded upon striking the water near Steenbergen, Holland on a mission to Gotha, GR on 22 Feb 1944 in B- 24 #41-28615 'Ginnie'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Air Medal, Purple Heart



  • McCalvin Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 733BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Seen to be shot down by fighters, B-24 41-28615 'Ginnie' went down over water, crashed and exploded. Killed in Action. MACR 2895. Awards: AM, PH.

Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb 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...

  • 733rd Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28615 'Ginnie'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 733BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down by fighters and exploded upon striking the water near Steenbergen, Holland on a mission to Gotha 22-Feb-44 in B-24 41-28615 'Ginnie'. 10 x Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2895.

Associated Place

  • Old Buckenham

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...


Event Location Date
Born Oregon
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 22 February 1944
Died 22 February 1944

Listed on Tablets of the Missing


Date Contributor Update
02 May 2016 16:00:56 usxpat Changes to awards, events and place associations

An Emotional Gauntlet, Stuart J Wright, Pen & Sword Books, © 2004
American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:42 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2895 / MACR 2895, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, The Liberator Men of Old Buc / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database