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Frank V Malone

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30262 'Tech Supply'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 568th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30262 Tech Supply

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Gore 12/6/43; Gt Falls 16/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 12/7/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 13/7/43; transferred 568BS/390BG [BI-K] Framlingham 8/43; Missing in Action (12m) Munster...

Associated Place

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 18 February 1917
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 10 October 1943
Buried Belton, South Carolina, USA

Belton Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 16:51:05 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations
Sources

Added a connection to the 8th AF.

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2019 05:38:56 jmoore43 Changes to biography and events
Sources

Addede birth & burial events per Find-a-grave MEMORIAL ID 94506885.

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 15:42:32 Lucy May Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=56358176&PIpi=1134...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 862 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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