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Alphonse J Kech


Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-28 #446098


Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6098

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2/5/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-N] Horham 30/5/44; 23m, battle damaged Hamburg 4/8/44 with Bob Hamilton, Navigator: Chas Shippe, Bombardier: Jack Sternback, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Oliver...


Event Location Date
Born Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 4 August 1944
Died 4 August 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:32 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7700 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database