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Edward W Allard


Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #426037. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Norbert Lorentz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #42-6037. Prisoner of War (POW). ...

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Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Part of 94th Bomb Group.


  • 42-6037

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 30 June 1943; Amarillo 3 July 1943; Love Field 9 August 1943; Dallas 10 August 1943. Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-P] Rougham 9 October 1943. ...

Associated Place

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...


Event Location Date
Killed in Action (KIA) France 31 December 1943


Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 10:27:38 Lucy May Changes to biography, place associations and aircraft associations

Removed following information from Biography field:
'Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #4237820. Killed in Action (KIA).'
Replaced with:
'Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #426037. Killed in Action (KIA).'

See each aircraft record for crew listing.

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 15:18:19 Lucyd Changes to highest rank

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1755

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:38 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 1755 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database