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Everett Zoet Randall

Military

Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102432 Tiny Angel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Presque Is 4/4/44; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-U] Molesworth 12/4/44; Missing in Action Handorf, Ger 15/8/44 with Harry Cook, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Slight (shot in air), Waist gunner: Jesse...

  • 42-39875

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 27/9/43; Gr Island 26/10/43; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-N] Molesworth 14/1/44, 427BS [GN-N]; battle damaged Cologne 10/1/45 with Grafton Smith, Melvin Alderman, D.L. Massingill, George Parker, Ray Miller, Albt Dussliere, Melvin...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Urbana, OH 18 January 1920

Son of Myrtle G Randall.

Lived in Marion County, IN 1942
Enlisted Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN 12 February 1942

Fort Benjamin Harrison IN

Based Molesworth December 1943 – September 1944

Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Wounded in Action (WIA) Sottevast, Germany 20 April 1944

Lead navigator Sottevast mission, aboard Maj Shumake B-17 42-102432. Hit by flak; Wounded in Action (WIA) 20-Apr-44.

Died Galveston, TX 14 July 2000
Buried Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, WI 18 July 2000

Riverside Cemetery
Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot StM-2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2019 22:21:08 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Key Image ID.
https://www.fold3.com/image/652961092
https://www.fold3.com/record/88769209-everett-z-randall
https://www.fold3.com/record/38376043-everett-z-randall
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/152377085/everett-zoet-randall
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/187472618/everett-zoet-randall

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://303rdbg.com/rost-rs.html#R

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