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  • John Ellis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 332BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Damaged by flak and ditched in channel on 31-Jul-44; A/C was B-17 42-38007 'Hello Mr Maier'. BG records indicate picked up. RTD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 332nd Bomb Squadron

    332nd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-38007 Hello Mr Maier

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/11/43; Gr Island 3/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; Nutts Corner N.I., 20/12/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-Q] Rougham 21/12/43; Missing in Action Munich 31/7/44 with John Ellis, Co-pilot: Ralph Campbell, Navigator: George Cross,...

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29 October 2015 16:01:02 usxpat Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, role, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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Rougham Control Tower memorial plaques
Facebook Group: 94th Bomb Group magazine

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