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Frank James Harrold

Military

Service

People

  • Marvin Brayn

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • William Brewer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-9209

    A-20 Havoc
    Landing accident with Cat 3 damage at Wethersfield (Sta 170) on 13 August 1944. Pilot Elizabeth O. Turner.

  • 43-9227

    A-20 Havoc
    Written off after crash landing 2 miles E of Wethersfield (Sta 170) on 12 August 1944. Pilot Joseph R. Sperling.

  • 43-9452

    A-20 Havoc
    Crash landed after engine failure 5 miles S of Arlon, Belgium on 21 January 1945. Pilot Edwin L. Osborne.

  • 43-9701

    A-20 Havoc
    Assigned to 668BS, 416BG, 9AF USAAF.

  • 44-614

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9750 Cille

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9207

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9892

    A-20 Havoc

  • 41-39223

    A-26 Invader
    As of 2009 this aircraft was undergoing restoration at Ailes Anciennes Toulouse. It is still listed on their website

Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Atlantic City, New Jersey 12 August 1919
Graduated/Commissioned 2LT West Point, New York June 1943

United States Military Academy

Bachelor of Science

First 416th BG Combat Mission Conches, France 7 March 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Montleban, Belgium 1 January 1945
Died 26 June 1984
Buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery 1 July 1984

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot
5, 0, 700

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2021 16:58:07 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2345/images/40014_18211...
http://www.416th.com/missions/LoadingList.html
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2345/images/40014_18211...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/760898/frank-j-harrold

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