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Ross J Andrews

Military

Collided with enemy aircraft on 26 November 1943 in B-17 #42-37821 'The Sweetest One'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

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

  • 42-37821 'The Sweetest One'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 10/9/43;Gr Island 13/10/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG Rougham 26/10/43; Missing in Action Bremen 26/11/43 with John Pyles, Co-pilot: Gordon Hendrickson, Navigator: Milburn Franklin, Bombardier: Ernie Hyde, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) France 26 November 1943
Died 26 November 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2020 04:51:45 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1126 / MACR 1126, Losses of 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey pp. 385 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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