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Daniel S Harvey

Military

The plane was damaged by flak and fighters on mission to Oschersleben on 11 Jan 1944 and the crew bailed out of B-17 #42-3448. Sergeant Harvey's body was found ashore the Weser in March 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 359th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3448

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/6/43; Scott Fd 9/8/43; force landed base with Ray Irby 11/8/43; Assigned 359BS/303BG Molesworth 18/10/43; 13m Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Henry Eich, Co-pilot: Bill Woodside, Navigator: Jim Carroll, Bombardier:...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 182

    11 January 1944
    Three aviation industry targets in Germany are bombed. The bomber force consists of 291 B-17s despatched from 1st Bomb Division in two elements, one element of 177 B-17s is despatched to Oschersleben, Germany as the primary target, the other 1BD...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Whitestown, Indiana, USA 1922
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 11 January 1944
Buried Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA

Eagle Creek Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 July 2021 19:37:33 jmoore43 Changes to mission associations
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Added an association to the 8th AF Mission #182 on 11 Jan 1944 per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2020 19:48:11 jmoore43 Changes to role
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24 October 2020 19:41:22 jmoore43 Changes to service number
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24 October 2020 19:40:31 jmoore43 Changes to biography and events
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Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.

Date Contributor Update
24 October 2020 19:36:55 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Updated the Born event per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 44256161.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1924 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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