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Francis A Minturn


Killed in Action (KIA) 7 July 1944 in B-17 #4230731 Ran out of fuel and ditched in channel

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster


Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 751st Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30731

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Gore 21/7/43; Gr Isle 14/8/43; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 4/9/43; transferred with HSC radar scanner installed 813BS/482BG [PC-U] Alconbury 5/9/43, then 751BS/457BG Glatton; Missing in Action Liepzig 7/7/44 with Jack Owens, Co...


Event Location Date
Born Buckley, Illinois, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 7 July 1944
Died 7 July 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:44 AAM AAM ingest

1993 457th BGA Roster, ABMC, MACR 8195 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8195 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database