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Floyd Carl Jenewein

Military

Assigned to 338BS, 96BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-Apr-44 in B-17 42-5885 'Kipling's Error III'. Plane crashed into Baltic, Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3809

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Harry Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #42-5885 'Kipling's Error III'. Plane crashed into Baltic, Killed in Action (KIA).

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-5885 Kipling's Error III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 20/4/43; Lowry 5/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-T] Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Harry Johnson, Co-pilot: Luther Bailey, Navigator: Herb Springer, Bombardier: Bill...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alladonia, OH 5 May 1924

Son of Philip William and Elsie Ray [Wheeler] Jenewein.

Lived in Glendale, CA June 1942
Enlisted Los Angeles, CA 13 January 1943

Los Angeles, California

Based Snetterton Heath 1944 – 11 April 1944

Assigned to 338BS, 96BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Baltic Sea 11 April 1944

Shot down 11-Apr-44 in B-17 42-5885 'Kipling's Error III'. Plane crashed into Baltic, Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3809

Buried 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Cambridge American Cemetery
Coton, Cambs, UK

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2021 14:38:36 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/38291925
https://www.fold3.com/image/29622050
https://www.fold3.com/image/628861214
https://www.fold3.com/image/311039320
https://www.fold3.com/record/91096726/floyd-c-jenewein-wwii-army-enlistm...
https://www.fold3.com/record/529897540/floyd-c-jenewein-american-battle-...
https://www.fold3.com/record/717699605/jenewein-floyd-c-defense-powmia-a...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56291037/floyd-c-jenewein

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2021 21:57:06 jmoore43 Changes to middlename, service number and events
Sources

Updated Middle Name & S/N per MACR 3809 at Fold3.com.
SOURCE: https://www.fold3.com/image/29622044
Changed the label of the “Died” event to "Killed in Action (KIA)" per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2021 20:43:36 jmoore43 Changes to biography and aircraft associations
Sources

Added an association to the A/C #42-5885 listed in the "Summary biography".
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3809; Snetterton Falcons, pg 131

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