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Robert D Allison

Military

Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-110236

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24J, 42-110236, was lost on a mission to the aircraft factory at Gotha, Germany, due to a fuel leak. It crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, Germany. the crewmen bailed out and were captured. 10 POW. 24 Feb 1944

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 24 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2906 / MACR 2906, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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