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William R McPherson Jr


Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 42-30135 'Trouble Shooter. ' Prisoner of War (POW).




  • Harold Lansberry

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. William McPherson crew. 24 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Nicholson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 #42-6039. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Prochaska

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator, Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 23 x combat missions. ...

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29791 Little Jimmie, Memphis Blues

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-Q] Alconbury 19/4/43 LITTLE JIMMIE; ...

  • 42-30135 Trouble Shooter

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/4/43; Smoky Hill 22/4/43; Presque Is 10/5/43; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-N] Polebrook 26/5/43. Transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-H] Horham 16/6/43. ...


Event Location Date
Born Eagle Pass, Texas
Prisoner of war 14 October 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:39 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 855