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Thomas W Bond


Interned (INT). A/C Damaged by fighters and landed in Switzerland on 7/19/44 in B-17 Royal Flush III #42-97237


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97237 'ROYAL FLUSH III'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-G] Grafton Underwood 24/3/44; Missing in Action Freidrichshafen 19/7/44 with Dick Mount, Co-pilot: Bob Stuempfle, Navigator: Bob Rouse, tog-Vernon Rients, Flight...


Event Location Date
Interned (INT) Switzerland 19 July 1944


Date Contributor Update
06 March 2020 20:11:07 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.
Changed the location of the "Interned event" to Switzerland per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
06 March 2020 20:07:55 jmoore43 Changes to service number

Added S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:10 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7280 / MACR 7280, / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database