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William H Lowery

Military

Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28590

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chattanooga, Tennessee
Died Henham, Suffolk UK 29 March 1944

Killed on 29 March 1944, when two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

Buried

Plot C Row 6 Grave 79

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2015 15:34:16 usxpat Changes to service number, awards, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 56291875
American Battle Monuments Commission
MACR 15212

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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