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Weldon R Rawlings

Military

Assigned to 451BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Nimoyceques, FR in B-26 41-18075. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 1216

Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Herbert Price

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 322nd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 451BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Nimoyceques, FR in B-26 41-18075. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 1216 ...

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

  • 451st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-18075 "Mr Five by Five"

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 451BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Missions flown 24. Failed to Return (FTR) Nimoyceques, FR with Herb Price crew. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 1216

Associated Place

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tarrant County, TX 24 February 1922

Son of Oliver Basil and Mary MAy [Moore[ Rawlings.

Enlisted Dallas Tx 19 December 1941

Dallas, Texas

Based Andrews Field 1943 – 5 November 1943

Assigned to 451BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died 5 November 1943

Failed to Return (FTR) Nimoyceques, FR in B-26 41-18075. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 1216

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2020 14:31:40 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
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28682061
https://www.fold3.com/image/310953009
https://www.fold3.com/record/84747247-weldon-r-rawlings
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9470519/weldon-r-rawlings

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