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Marion Scott Street

Military

Service

People

  • Foster Citty

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

  • Gerald Coffey

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

  • Everett Epps

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

  • Alexander Huber

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

  • Jeong Wing

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group
    Enlisted with his given name Jeong Shew Wing. Was known as Edwin J. Joe. His grave marker has Edwin J. Joe.

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 41-39242

    A-26 Invader

  • 43-21767

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9390

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire north of Abbeville on mission to Frévent, France on 8 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Norman V. Shainberg and both gunners POW. MACR 7799

  • 43-9717

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9189 Winsome Winnie

    A-20 Havoc
    Written off after crash landing due to engine troubles at Parkhold Farm near Gosfield, Essex on 11 July 1944. Pilot Lt. Walter L. Pentilla was killed.

  • 41-39232

    A-26 Invader

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 Irvine, Kentucky 17 August 1922
Graduated West Point, New York June 1943

United States Military Academy

First 416th BG Combat Mission Conches, France 6 March 1944
Crash Landing RAF Bradwell Bay, UK 10 April 1944

One plane flown by Lt Marion Street crash-landed at Bradwell Bay. His two gunners bailed out when he decided to bring the plane down. It was an excellent job of flying. None of the crew was injured, but the plane was utterly destroyed.

Final 416th BG Combat Mission Simmern, Germany 11 January 1945
Died Saint Petersburg, Florida 9 July 2008
Buried Irvine, Kentucky 12 July 2008

West Irvine Cemetery
Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2021 02:36:47 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2345/images/40014_18211...
http://www.416th.com/USMA.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155537646/marion-scott-street
http://www.416th.com/missions/LoadingList.html

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