Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7141.
Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
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
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...
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:...
||12 June 1921
Son of Francis H and Jessie R Ault.
||Preston County, WV
||Fort Hayes Columbus OH
||21 July 1942
||26 October 1945
||25 November 2009
||Mount Moriah Cemetery, Valley Point, WV
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Preston County, WV