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Harold Keith Cornell

Military

Born 06 Oct 1920 in Mendocino County, California. Enlisted Stockton, California 06 Apr 1942.
Assigned to 305th Bomb Group, 365th Bomb Squadron.
Flew 10 missions as co-pilot on the Kane crew 29 Jul 43 to 04 Oct 43.
Promoted First Lieutenant 05 Nov 43 and completed his tour on 14 Dec 43 being transferred to the 12th Replacement Control Depot from 365th Bomb Squadron (365th Bomb Squadron War Diary)

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People

  • L Fecteau

    Military | Radio Operator

  • Gene Foster

    Military | Sergeant | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Killed/ died on this date DFC, PH

  • Joseph Kane

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Flew 25 Combat Missions out of England. One of two to return from Schweinfurt 14 October 1943. At times flew Group, Squadron and Wing Lead. Was in the Air Force for 10 yrs and 30 yrs as an airline pilot. Discharged from Travis AFB, 1950. ...

  • Manning Lawrence

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Manning Lee Lawrence born 03 July 1921, Burbank CA. Earned his wings as a bombardier in class 42-17 in Victorville AAF 12 December 1942 (photograph from the Class book). ...

  • Charles Lozenski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Armorer Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Charles Lozenski served as an aerial gunner with the 365th Bomb Squadron of the 305th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Chelveston, England. Was on the Kane/Normand Crew 14/10/43 A/C #42-3412 1 of 2 planes to return out of 15 from the 305th that day.

  • James Meade

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 27 August 1943 in B-17 #42-29530, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Leroy Pikelis

    Military | Engineer/Top Turret | 305th Bomb Group Can Do

  • John Vachout

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    MIA 29 Jul 43 as part of the Kane crew on the mission to Keil, Germany. He bailed out after being hit by fighters due to lack of oxygen. Declared KIA 30 Jul 43. Body never found. Walls of the Missing, Margraten Cemetery, Netherlands

  • Chester Voorhis

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner

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Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 365th Bomb Squadron

Events

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Born Mendocino County, California, USA 6 October 1920

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Enlisted 6 April 1941

Enlistment Record

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14 April 2021 13:30:17 Moi Watson Changes to firstname and nickname
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The San Francisco Examiner 30 Nov 1943_Air Medal Award

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Draft Registration
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365th War Diary

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Enlistment Card

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Draft Registration

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365th Bomb Squadron War Diary

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14 April 2021 09:27:09 Moi Watson Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank and role
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