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Arnol I Sellars Jr

Military

Assigned to 522FS, 27FG, 12AF USAAF. 56 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recce to Heilbronn A/D in P-47D 44-33066, hit by flak and baled out SW of Grombach.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 27th Fighter Group

    27th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 27th went through two different incarnations during the Second World War. As the 27th Bombardment Group it fought in the Philippines and Java in 1941-42. It was then reformed in the US and sent to North Africa, where it eventually became the 27th...

  • 522nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-33066

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 522FS, 27FG, 12AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) armed recce to Heilbronn A/D, hit by flak and pilot Lt Arnol Sellars baled out SW of Grombach.

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tulsa, OK, USA 1 January 1925

Son of Arnol I Snr and Alice F Sellars.

Lived in Tulsa County, OK, USA 1941
Enlisted Tulsa, OK, USA 12 December 1942
Based Toul / Ochey October 1944 – 2 April 1945

Assigned to 522FS, 27FG, 12AF USAAF.

Baled out Grömbach, Germany 2 April 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) armed recce to Heilbronn A/D in P-47D 44-33066, hit by flak and baled out SW of Grombach. 2-Apr-45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2018 08:53:35 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmpilot.asp?Pilot=Sellars%2C+Arn...
https://www.fold3.com/image/42055411
https://www.fold3.com/record/84846800-arnol-i-sellars
https://www.fold3.com/image/168304251?terms=Arnol%20Sellars
https://www.fold3.com/image/46711634

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