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Fred W Marshall

Military

Assigned to 597BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Eller railroad bridge, shot down by fighters over target crew baled out Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11349.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-96280 'Baby Butch II'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 597BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Eller railroad bridge, shot down by fighters over target crew baled out 6 x POW. MACR 11349. ...

Missions

  • 757

    23 December 1944

Associated Place

  • Rivenhall

    Military site : airfield
    Originally allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a heavy bomber base, Rivenhall was built during 1943-44 but transferred to the Ninth Air Force before construction was complete. It had three concrete runways, 51 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Sacramento County, CA, USA 1919
Lived in Oakland, CA, USA 1941
Enlisted Sacramento, CA, USA 8 April 1941
Based Rivenhall 1944 – 23 December 1944

Assigned to 597BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF.

Shot down 56814 Ediger-Eller, Germany 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Eller railroad bridge, shot down by fighters over target crew baled out POW MACR 11349.

Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 23 December 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2017 21:26:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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