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Rodney English Snow Jr

Military

Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 Battle Stars).

Service

People

  • Robert Cozens

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot/Command Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • George Lindley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 'Lover Boy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24-Apr-43; Smoky Hill 5-May-43; Kearney 29-May-43; Atlanta 2-Jun-43; Dow Field 16-Jun-43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-X] Framlingham 19-Jun-43 HERKY JERKY II; Horham 15-Jun-43; with force landed Framlingham AF 10-Oct-43 with Pilot R.E....

Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Event Location Date
Born High Point, NC 23 June 1920

Son of Rodney English Sr and Virginia [Henley] Snow.

Enlisted Charlotte, NC 12 March 1942

Charlotte, North Carolina

Based Horham 4 June 1943 – 22 December 1944

Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF Fort Bragg, NC 9 September 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Atlanta, GA 1 August 1983
Buried Oakwood Cemetery High Point, Guilford County, NC 5 August 1983

Oakwood Cemetery
High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 March 2021 14:40:11 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/148736578
https://www.fold3.com/image/299182334
https://www.fold3.com/record/26035770/rodney-snow-social-security-death-...
https://www.fold3.com/record/83990180/rodney-e-snow-jr-wwii-army-enlistm...
https://www.fold3.com/record/623282596/rodney-snow-1920-veterans-affairs...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/116134799/rodney-english-snow

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2015 20:33:24 simaguire Changes to nickname
Sources

B17s Over Berlin
Ian L Hawkins

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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