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Christopher Lindsley Jr.

Military

J.E. Koehler crew. 35 missions between 5 December 1944 and 17 April 1945. AM w/ 5 OLCs.

Service

People

  • Eldon Breatore

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Warren Crego

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Edward Fairey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Matthew Fong

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • William Hodges

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group

  • John Koehler

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Joseph McErlane

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group

  • William Segelken

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102450 'Paisano'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 336BS/95BG Horham 8/4/44; with W. G. Helm force landed A-71 Clastres, France 29/12/44; 85m, Missing in Action Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Bob Duncan, Co...

  • 42-102951

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-Q] Horham 30/5/44; with A.E. McCulley 25/8/44 wia-b Lt Bill Kehoe, Waist gunner: Larry Roberts; with W.C. Bramlett force landed RAF Woodbridge 25/12/44; with R.W....

  • 42-107201 'Worry Bird'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 6/7/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-J] Horham 8/4/44; 121m, Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 43-38317 'Flak Evader'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/7/44; Hunter 2/8/44; Kearney 20/9/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-K] Horham 12/8/44; with J.H. Corbin force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44; 89m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Ypsilanti 23/6/45; 4168 Base Unit,...

  • 43-38543 'Laiden Maiden'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-A] Snetterton 13/9/44 LAIDEN MAIDEN; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-A] Horham 14/9/44; with Dale Metzinger, Co-pilot: Harry Tyrell, Navigator: Andy Kirk, Bombardier: Jim...

  • 43-38551

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-L] Horham 13/9/44; with Oscar Klein force landed Framlingham afb 25/12/44; ...

  • 43-38584

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 1/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-H] Horham 25/9/44; with T.J. Tower force landed A-74 Cambrai/Niergneis, France 5/1/45; with C. Earley both with gs Ellingworth & Theo Hempen (wia) 25/2/45; landing...

  • 43-38776 Passion Wagon/Victory Devils

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 13/10/44; 67m, Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29...

  • 43-38990 The Creamer

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 28/10/44; Grenier 2/11/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-X] Horham 3/11/44; 53m, Returned to the USA Bradley 20/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 15...

  • 43-38996

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 1/11/44; Grenier 12/11/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-T] Horham 19/11/44; with B.F. Cummings force landed A-78 AF Florennes/Juzaine, Bel 6/2/45; 62m, Returned to the USA Bradley 22/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 24/5/45;...

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Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 June 2020 22:58:56 jmchristel Changes to suffix, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/3969

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2020 13:26:58 jmchristel Changes to service number
Sources

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/139509368

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2017 03:58:51 jmchristel Changes to biography and awards
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63611813&ref=acom

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2017 03:56:04 jmchristel Changes to person associations
Sources

http://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/3969

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2017 02:11:07 jmchristel Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

http://95thbg.org/j3migr/flight-crew-records

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2017 02:06:22 jmchristel Changes to person associations
Sources

http://95thbg.org/j3migr/crews-j-l/view-image/10a9a65b93082c01b878fc0a94...

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2017 02:03:09 jmchristel Changes to middlename, highest rank, biography, awards, person associations and unit associations
Sources

http://95thbg.org/j3migr/flight-crew-records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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