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Frank J Forrest

Military

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Goy hit by flak in starboard wing crashed Gey, Germany 18-Nov-44 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10465

Awards: AM, PH.

Service

People

  • Charles Deritis

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. 61 x mission. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Goy hit by flak in starboard wing crashed Gey, Germany 18-Nov-44 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10465 Awards: DFC, AM (9OLC), PH.

  • Charles Lipscomb

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio-Waist Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586 and 587BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. ...

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-34300

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. 6 x KIA MACR 11924

Associated Place

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ohio, USA 1919
Lived in Washington, DC 1941
Enlisted Cleveland, OH 13 August 1941
Based Boreham 1944 – 18 November 1944

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Gey, Germany 18 November 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Goy hit by flak in starboard wing crashed Gey, Germany 18-Nov-44 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10465

Buried Baltimore National Cemetery, Catonsville, MD 1948

Re-Interred
Baltimore National Cemetery
Baltimore,
Baltimore City, MD

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2018 20:46:22 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/29249778
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763071?terms=Frank%20J%20Forrest
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/660324

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