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Stanley Bryan Darling

Military

Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7141.

Awards: AM, PH.

Service

People

  • Richard Luebke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7141. Awards: AM (4OLC), PH.

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 32nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6189

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 25/5/44; Hunter 20/6/44; Dow Fd 30/6/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG Lucera 9/7/44; Missing in Action Wiener Neudorf 26/7/44 with Rich Luebke, Co-pilot: Thomas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Darling (3 Killed in Action); Navigator:...

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Event Location Date
Born Chico, CA 21 September 1922

Son of Leroy Henry and Mary Ruth [Bryan] Darling.

Lived in Burbank, CA June 1942

Working for Vega Aircraft Corp. Burank, CA.

Enlisted Los Angeles, CA 22 September 1942

Los Angeles, CA

Based Lucera 1944 – 26 July 1944

Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Died West of Wiener Neustadt 26 July 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7141.

Buried 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

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