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Cecil K Belton

Military

Went down 20 January 1945 in AC #446601. Spent 3 months in Dutch underground. Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6601 LUCKY LADY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 21/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 13/10/44; Missing in Action Heilbronn 20/1/45 with Cecil Belton (EVD- joined Dutch Resistance); Co-pilot: Andy Shanks, Navigator: Carl Chillberg, Bombardier: Claude Bogert,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Evaded Hollland 20 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11796 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / self, MACR 11796

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