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William Bothwell


Shot down in B-17 #42-31397 on 25 Feb 1944 on a mission to Regensburg, GR. Killed in Action (KIA)


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...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31397

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/10/43; Assigned 353BS/301BG Cerignola 15/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; Missing in Action 18 missions Regensburg 25/2/44 with Joseph A. Hurley, William J. Mills Jr, Peter Victor Henningsen, William Bothwell (4 Killed in Action); Robert K....


Event Location Date
Born 19 August 1910
Killed in Action (KIA) 25 February 1944


Date Contributor Update
19 March 2020 21:22:13 jmoore43 Changes to service number, role, biography, events and aircraft associations

Added the S/N, role & A/C connection from the MACR photo attached to the person in this record.
Added Born, KIA and Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 56652955.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:29 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /