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Charles M Davis

Military

Crashed at Charly in B-17 #42-37843 on 6/14/44, Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 615th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37843 'Dry Run'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 19/9/43; Gt Falls 25/9/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-H] Deenethorpe 2/11/43; Missing in Action French A/flds 14/6/44 with Russell Schroeder (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bill Mountain, Navigator: Erroll Rice, Bombardier: Gene...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Toledo, Ohio, USA
Evaded France 14 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2020 04:25:15 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5801 / MACR 5801, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=3068 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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