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Walter M Tejan

Military

Crashed near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #43-38796, Prisoner of War (POW).

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People

  • Robert Allen

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796

  • Joseph Arnone

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796

  • Thomas Bittinger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Bremen in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796

  • Jimmie Cain

    Military | Senior Master Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' 43-38796, Prisoner of War (POW). Black March survivor.

  • William Gorringe

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 94th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796

  • Marvin Hanson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner; Tail Gunner, Tail Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796

  • John Hudson

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 94th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796 He was shot down over Breman Germany in Air craft ser. number 43-58796 named ( The Lad ). Target Transportation hubs. was captured and imprisioned for 3 to 6 months. was...

  • James Sigler

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Bremen on 24 Feb 45 in B-17 'The Lad' #4338796

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Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 43-38796 The Lad

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 21/9/44; Dow Fd 2/10/44; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-O] Rougham 15/10/44; Missing in Action Bremen 24/2/45 with Walter Tejan, Jim Sigler suffered severe civilian beating, Bill Gorringe, John Hudson, Jim Cain, Joe Arnone, Marvin Hanson (7...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Columbus, Ohio, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 24 February 1945
Enlisted
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 October 2021 18:38:41 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2020 22:04:06 RayWells Changes to events
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Change to Key Image

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2015 12:56:02 usxpat Changes to service number
Sources

Landing orders, special orders number 141, via 94th Bomb Group Facebook public group

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12614 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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