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Thomas T Drysdale Jr

Military

On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H 42-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. RTD.

Joined 44 BG, 68 Sqd. 27 July 1944. Completed tour 25 November 1944.

Service

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-29182

    B-24 Liberator
    Destroyed in landing accident Metfield, England 20 Jan 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2020 11:03:04 general ira snapsorter Changes to role, biography and unit associations
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
Webb Todd

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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