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Alexander W Stewart

Military

Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #4229778. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • William Turcotte

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3119. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base. Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-17 #42-29778. Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag Luft III, South Compound. Forced march and traveled in train box cars to Stalag VIIA,...

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29778 Green Fury

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 18/2/43; Salina 10/3/43; Smoky Hill 15/4/43; Dow Fd 18/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 25/4/43 GREEN FURY; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-M] Bassingbourn 24/8/43; Missing in Action Anklam 9/10/43. Head-on attack by a Fw190 just...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 9 October 1943
Died 9 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 897 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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