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Delbert M Gadberry

Military

Shot down in B-17 #42-102695. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102695

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Kearney 15/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-F] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Chemnitz 11/9/44 with Hugh Holladay, Co-pilot: Howard Potts (Wounded in Action), Bombardier: Joe Michaud (Wounded in...

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Campbell, Ohio
Died 11 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2020 21:23:30 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8821

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