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William L Hamilton

Military

Shot down 12 August 1943 in B-17 #4229686 'Pie Eyed Piper. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29686 'PIE-EYED PIPER'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Gulfport 10/4/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-R] Earls Colne 12/5/43; transferred 547BS/384BG [SO-B] Grafton Underwood 12/7/43; Missing in Action...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 12 August 1943
Died 12 August 1943

Revisions

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 290 / MACR 290, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=h... / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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