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Stuart M Sharp

Military

Shot down 29 May 1943 in B-17 #42-3113, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3113

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned 94BG /43; transferred 525BS/379BG [FR-F] Kimbolton 3/43; Missing in Action St Nazaire 29/5/43 with Art Hale, Co-pilot: Stuart Sharp, Navigator: Vern Andruskeiwicz, Bombardier: Jerry Ahern, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Decatur, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 29 May 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2021 20:52:56 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1292 / MACR 1292; The 379th Bombardier Group Anthology, pg 260 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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