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Charles Augustus Ollman

Military

A/C #44-6584 involved in accident on return. In Brussels area, plane flown by 2nd Lieutenant Hueter of 327th encountered prop wash and dropped into Schmidt's plane. Both planes spiraled down with Schmidt's plane breaking into 3 pieces. 1 parachute exited the plane. S/Sergeant Edward W. Bartley was the only survivor.

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6584

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 1/10/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-D] Podington 9/2/45; battle damaged Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Erwin Schmidt, Bill Dalton, Cletus Brown, Marcus McCrery, Bob Deigan, Chas Ollman, Ray Wold, Dick Fischer (8 Killed in Action);...

Associated Place

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Illinois, USA
Died 3 March 1945
Buried

Plot D Row 6 Grave 11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 19:19:34 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
24 July 2017 10:58:42 Lucy May Changes to role, biography, events, place associations and aircraft associations
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Brought in information from original record. Sources:
Combat Chronology Supplement p. 194 92nd Bomb Group (H) Fames Favored Few ISBN 1-56311-241-8 p 49. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56360119

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2016 19:55:03 Geneastoria Changes to middlename, nickname and role
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Geneastoria

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2015 15:41:33 SJolley Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, events and unit associations
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission
http://abmc.gov/node/549777#.VnLWO79c8Z4

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