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Charles M Heltsley

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #42102526. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102526

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Kearney 29/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 8/4/44; transferred 571BS/390BG [FC-N] Framlingham 9/4/44; Missing in Action {4m} Freidrichahafen 29/4/44 with Bob Rayburn, Co-pilot: Henry Crowley, Navigator: Murray...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Jackson, Kentucky, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 29 April 1944

Revisions

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 4245 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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