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Francis H Docker

Military

Shot down 24 April 1944 in B-17 #42107177. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107177

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 4/4/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-F] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action Friedrichshafen 24/4/44 with Ernie Newell, Co-pilot: Bill Pflug, Navigator: Jim Eppenberger, tog-T/Sgt Jack Chapman, Flight...

  • 42-31512 Ice Cold Katie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 13/11/43; Gt Falls 15/11/43; Denver 22/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; Presque Is 25/12/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-H] Framlingham 2/1/44; suffered n/battle damaged hitting tree at Grundisburgh Hall, Sfk, being slow timed on 2/6/44, with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 24 April 1944
Died 24 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4291 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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