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Curtis H Howe


Howe was dismissed from the USAAF on 31 March 1943, after being away without leave and neglecting his duties between 12 January 1943 and 28 January 1943.

On 12 January 1943 Howe sought a 24hr pass for a medical examination in London, he later called and apologised that he would be late back to base. He then remained away without leave until 28 January, when he asked for 'Adele' manager of the Hyde Park Club where he was apprehended by Military Police Officers. He had a black eye and a swollen nose received in a fight.


Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron
  • No 11 Combat Crew Replacement Center

    No 11 Combat Crew Replacement Center

    Established as a provisional unit at Bovingdon on 27 August 1942, and equipped with B-17Es transferred from the 92nd Bomb Group. ...

Associated Place

  • High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    High Wycome known as Daws Hill was the Headquarters of Eighth Air Force Bomber Command (Pinetree). Situated on land and in a house formerly occupied by Wycombe Abbey School and restored to them by the US on 9 May 1946. ...


Event Location Date
ETO Board of Review trial High Wycombe 23 February 1943
Dismissed 31 March 1943


Date Contributor Update
28 May 2019 15:19:07 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

ETO Board of Review, Volume 1 via Library of Congress