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Trammell Henshaw Hollis

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  • Thomas Batcha

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • James Biesecker

    Military | Captain | Command Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Eldon Broman

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 23 x combat missions. Shot down 10-Oct-43 in B-17 42-30272 'Fritz Blitz'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1118 Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), POW, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Kenneth Knowlton

    Military | Major | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Grover Newson

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Harold Powers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Ralph Woodcock

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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

  • 42-30170 'MISS CARRIAGE' aka 'OH NAUSEA' aka 'TEN BATTY BOYS' & 'PRIDE OF THE CENTURY'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/43; Tinker 27/4/43; Smoky Hill 5/5/43; Kearney 28/5/43; Dow Fd 7/6/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-G] Thorpe Abbotts 10/6/43 TORCHY 2 aka HOT SPIT; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Coy Montgomery (Killed in Action); Co-pilot:...

  • 42-30272 'Fritz Blitz'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/5/43; Gore 8/5/43; Smoky Hill 17/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-U] Horham 15/6/43; Missing in Action (21m) Munster 10/10/43 with Eldon Broman, Co-pilot: John Chaffin, Navigator: Bill Fowler, Bombardier: Paul Guiteras...

  • 42-30302 'CALAMITY JANE'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/5/43; Gore 21/5/43; Geiger 22/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-O] Framlingham 11/7/43; detailed Kassel 28/7/43 with ? involved in taxi collision with 42-29974 (306BG), no...

  • 42-30634 'Liberty Belle'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/7/43; Gr Isle 22/7/43; Walla Walla 1/8/43; Scott 9/8/43; Presque Is 17/8/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Horham 20/8/43; 30m, Missing in Action Brunswick 21/2/44 with John McGuigan, Bombardier: Tom Barron, Flight engineer/top turret...

  • 42-31094

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; with Melvin Howard crash landed North Platte, Ne 30/9/43; Written off Kearney 14/12/44.

  • 42-3266 'Sitting Bull'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/4/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-T] Horham 17/7/43; transferred 335BS [OE-T]; 11m, Missing in Action Romilly 15/9/43 with Joe Noyes washed up Berck-Plage two weeks later, Co-pilot: Dave Prees, Navigator: Frank Roth,...

  • 42-37889 'PRIDE OF VHELHALIS'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-Y] Horham 11/11/43; 66m, Missing in Action Bohlen oil depot 29/6/44 with Jim Cook, Co-pilot: Harry Bachus, Navigator: Jim Whittaker, Bombardier: Bob Hansell, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-39793

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 2/9/43; Scott 29/9/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-V] Horham 8/10/43; with M.J. Worthing force landed Rattlesden AFB, Sfk, UK 10/2/44 (crew OK); [21m]Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Rich Read, Co-pilot: Clinton Kemper, Navigator:...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 71

    4 July 1943
    The aircraft factories at Le Mans and Nantes, France and the lock gates and harbour facilities at La Pallice, France are the primary targets for this mission. The mission is comprised of three elements: ...

  • VIII Bomber Command 72

    10 July 1943
    German airfields at Caen, Abbeville, and Le Bourget at Paris, France are the primary targets for this mission. 112 B-17s form a combined force from 91BG; 92BG; 305BG; 306BG; 351BG and 381BG to bomb the German airfield (Carpiquet) at Caen, France. Cloud...

  • VIII Bomber Command 73

    14 July 1943
    The German air depot at Villacoublay, France and the German airfields Amiens/Glisy and Le Bourget at Paris, France are the primary targets for this mission. These attacks are made by three separate elements: 116 B-17s are despatched from 92BG (15);...

  • VIII Bomber Command 74

    17 July 1943
    The railroad industry at Hannover, Germany and the aircraft industry at Hamburg, Germany were the intended targets for this mission but weather caused the mission to be cancelled. The element sent to Hannover was a combined force of 207 B-17s from:...

  • VIII Bomber Command 75

    24 July 1943
    Three targets in Norway are the primary targets for this first mission flown by 8th AIr Force to Norway. They are the nitrate works at Heroya and the port areas at Trondheim and Bergen. The first element is a combined force of 180 B-17s from: 91BG (22)...

  • VIII Bomber Command 76

    25 July 1943
    This mission was composed of three elements. The primary targets were the diesel engine works at Hamburg, Germany; the shipyards at Kiel, Germany and the aircraft industries at Warnemude, Germany, but weather frustrated the effort. The first element...

  • VIII Bomber Command 78

    28 July 1943
    The German aircraft industry at Kassel (Fieseler works) and Oscherleben, Germany are the primary targets of this mission. 182 B-17s from: 91BG (20); 92BG (17); 303BG (20); 305BG (21); 306BG (24); 351BG (21); 379BG (19); 381BG (20); and 384BG (20) are...

  • VIII Bomber Command 80

    30 July 1943
    The aircraft factories at Kassel, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. The mission is flown by two elements of B-17s which attack 15 minutes apart. The firts element is a combined force of 119 B-17s from: 91BG (20); 303BG (23); 351BG (21);...

  • VIII Bomber Command 86

    24 August 1943
    The 8th Air Force is intent on dishing out some "pay back" to the Luftwaffe for the toll it took on bombers of the 17-Aug-43 mission to Schweinfurt/Regensburg. So, This mission has three attack elements and a diversion element. The attack elements are...

  • VIII Bomber Command 88

    31 August 1943
    This mission is composed of two elements. The first element is composed of 170 B-17s from: 91BG (16); 92BG (19); 303BG (20); 305BG (18); 306BG (18); 351BG (21); 379BG (21); 381BG (19); and 384BG (18). The primary target for this element is German...

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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 Martinsburg, WV 19 December 1916
Lived in Gerrardstown, WV October 1940
95th BG Combat Tour Horham Airfield, UK 4 July 1943 – 5 February 1944

Completed a 25 combat mission tour

Died Winchester, VA 7 June 1986
Buried Gerrardstown, WV 10 June 1986

Gerrardstown Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 August 2020 23:16:47 466thHistorian Changes to service number and highest rank
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/3053

Date Contributor Update
22 August 2020 23:16:07 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/3053
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44046_04_00...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/115413973/trammell-henshaw-hollis

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2015 20:39:13 simaguire Changes to nickname
Sources

B17s over Berlin
Ian L Hawkins

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:15 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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