Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. Joined melee with Fw190's and P-51's shot down by Fw190, baled out successfully and initially evaded, Prisoner of War (POW). 23-Dec-44 MACR 11436.
Awards; POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
Military site : airfield
An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...
|Enlisted||Milwaukee, WI, USA||29 August 1940|
Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF.
|E/A Destroyed shared||Germany||23 August 1944|
Shared kill Germany 23-Aug-44.
|Shot down||Euskirchen, Germany||23 December 1944|
Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. Joined melee with Fw190's and P-51's shot down by Fw190, baled out successfully and initially evaded, POW 23-Dec-44 MACR 11436.
|Prisoner of War (POW).||Barth, Germany||23 December 1944 – May 1945|
Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.
|27 January 2017 14:28:40||Al_Skiff||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations|