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Ellsworth J Seesz

Military

Died on joyride aboard B-17 "Ready Freddie" when it crashed at Duxford.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102937 'Ready Freddie'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/4/44; Kearney 16/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned to the 412th Bomb Squadron/95th Bomb Group as [QW-E]. Based at Horham 30/5/44; non-operation crash, pilot given permission to land at Duxford airfield, UK 19/7/44, to pick up others...

Associated Place

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

Events

Event Location Date
Died Duxford 19 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2015 17:33:35 Emily Changes to biography and events
Sources

http://blogs.iwm.org.uk/historic-duxford/tag/ellsworth-j-seesz/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Duxford Diary

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