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Richard Stewart Davitt

Military

Shot down 14 July 1943 in B-17 #4230243 'Good Time Cholly II. ' Evaded.

Service

People

  • Robert Mabie

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 14 July 1943 in B-17 #42-30243 'Good Time Cholly II'. Prisoner of War (POW).

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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...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-30243 Nip 'N Tuck, Good Time Cholly II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/43; Gore 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Kearney 27/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-Z2] Rougham 15/6/43 NIP 'N TUCK; Missing in Action Le Bourget 14/7/43 with Capt Willis Frank, Co-pilot: Maj Ralph Saltsman Wounded in...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Evaded France 14 July 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 February 2021 00:42:05 Patricia Bethel Changes to middlename and nickname
Sources

Noted by daughter, Patricia Louise Davitt Bethel

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 115 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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