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Edward F Homner

Military

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252610 'The Madam. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • Kenneth Kessenger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 42-52610 'The Madam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-52610 The Madame

    B-24 Liberator
    Mission 291 350 B-24s are dispatched to aviation industry targets in Brunswick. 1944-04-08 - MACR #: 3847 Notes: 52610 (466th BG) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 3847

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ellwood City, Pennsylvania 10 December 1923
Enlisted Erie, PA, USA 15 December 1942
Shot Down/Captured Brunswick, Germany 4 August 1944
Died Munster, IN, USA 19 September 1994

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2016 21:17:08 466thHistorian Changes to surname, service number, highest rank, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=743003
http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/110500672/Edward-F-Homner

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3847

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