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Edgar A Worsham Jr

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Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

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People

  • Milton Capps

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • William Civitarese

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • William Civitarese

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Clifton Helfer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Alva Hood

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Antigon Mars

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Leon Neamon

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Leon Neamon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Loring Robblee

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Irvin Roeder

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

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Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 252

    8 March 1944
    The VKF ballbearing factory at Berlin/Erkner is the primary target for 623 heavy bombers despatched by all three Air Divisions. Fighter opposition and anti-aircraft fire are intense. There are so many formation attacking that some divert to other...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 8 March 1944
Buried Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2019 02:39:00 Racc00n Changes to nickname
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Updating to include nickname.

Date Contributor Update
20 September 2016 17:27:13 Racc00n Changes to person associations
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Crewmembers of B-24 J 42-100231 on March 8, 1944

Date Contributor Update
20 September 2016 16:07:59 Racc00n Changes to place associations
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Interred in common grave with crewmembers of the two planes which went down together.

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2016 18:09:42 Racc00n Changes to service number, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Missing Air Crew Report dated 10 March 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces; The History of the 446th Bomb Group, pg 69

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