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William E Setterfield

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Okoven in B-17 'Lady Fortune #4297858

Service

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...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97858 'Lady of Fortune' "Carmen's folly"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 17/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 100BG Thorpe Abbotts 30/4/44 LADY FORTUNE; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-Y] 1/5/44; 82m, Missing in Action Cologne 10/1/45 with Roger Rand, Navigator: Irving Plinskin, Ball turret gunner:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Rome, Georgia, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 10 January 1945
Died 10 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11743 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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