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Charles F Armstrong Jr

Military

Shot down 28 June 1943 in B-17 #42-29817 'Argonaut II' Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 508th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29817 Argonaut II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/2/43; Pueblo 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-D] Polebrook 20/4/43; Missing in Action 7m St Nazaire 28/6/43 with Bill King, Co-pilot: Lloyd Gullickson, Navigator: Sid Lang, Radio Operator: Chas Armstrong, Ball...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Waterbury, Connecticut
Killed in action 28 June 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 May 2020 02:54:10 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography
Sources

Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15130

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