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Walter H Sargent

Military

Killed in Action in P-51 42-106871.

Service

Units served with

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 374th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106871

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 374FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Bordeaux, France 19-Jun-44 - Lt Walter H Sargent Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5957.

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Died 19 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2021 11:58:35 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5957 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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