Flew 32 combat missions. Mission list attached to database form. Flew in B-17s called 'Mojo,' 'Flack Rabbit,' and 'Stump Jumper. '
DFC/ AM w/ Oak Leaf Clusters/ ATO/ EAME w/ 3 battle stars/ WW II VM/ DUC
Units served with
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Gore 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-V] Kimbolton 1/6/43; transferred 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 4/8/44; APH Knettishall, Crashed due to flak short of target [Oldenburg power station]...
||White Bluff, Tennessee
||9 May 1921
||29 December 1996
||Andersonville National Cemetery, Georgia