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Elmer T Soine

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Damaged by flak and ditched in channel on 8/11/44 in B-24 #42110089

Killed when his aircraft crashed and burned on return from Magdeburg at Bury's Hall Farm, Carleton Rode, 100 yards from the runway, in full view of all those who daily came to "sweat them in", following a mid-air collision with 42-95102, Spirit of Notre Dame.

Service

Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 734th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-110089

    B-24 Liberator
    Ditched in North Sea on 11 August 1944.

  • 42-50703 Worry Bird

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed on 9 February 1945 at Bury's Hall Farm, Carleton Rode, 100 yards from the runway at Old Buckenham after a mid-air collision with SPIRIT OF NOTRE DAME (42-95102) which landed without crashing.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Canada 27 December 1917
Enlisted March 1943
Died Carleton Rode, Norfolk UK 9 February 1945
Buried Columbus, OH, USA

Union Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Old Cemetery, Section 71, Lot 2, space 2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2015 15:01:48 usxpat Changes to biography, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 70119387
MACR 8911
The Liberator Men of Old Buc, Andrew S Low Jr.

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2015 15:33:07 usxpat Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Feb1945O.htm

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2015 15:12:17 usxpat Changes to events and place associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 70119387

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR no #

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