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Oscar M Ambrose

Military

Assigned to 352BS, 303BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Brux in B-17 44-6351 4-Mar-45; flak, crashed Waidhofen, Austria; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12903

Awards: AM, PH.

Service

People

  • William Bedzyk

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 352BS, 303BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Brux in B-17 44-6351 4-Mar-45; flak, crashed Waidhofen, Austria; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12903 Awards: AM, 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...

  • 352nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6351

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 12/7/44; Presque Is 26/7/44; Assigned 352BS/301BG Lucera 6/8/44; Missing in Action Brux 4/3/45 with Bill Bedzyk, Kerr, Lauritzen, Wangness, West, Pedgett, Bennett, Ambrose, Gower, Black; flak, crashed Waidhofen; Missing Air Crew Report...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Atlas, PA 1913

Son of Michael Ambrose.

Based Lucera 1944 – 4 March 1945

Assigned to 352BS, 303BG, 15AF USAAF.

Enlisted Fort George G Meade, MD 3 March 1944
Died Waidhofen, Austria 4 March 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) Brux in B-17 44-6351 4-Mar-45; flak, crashed Waidhofen, Austria; KIA MACR 12903

Buried 4 March 1945

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot C Row 3 Grave 53

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2018 21:30:02 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29433268
https://www.fold3.com/record/87487960-oscar-m-ambrose
https://www.fold3.com/record/529856255-oscar-m-ambrose
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763961?terms=oscar%20m%20ambrose
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56356858/oscar-m-ambrose

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