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Frederick M Caudell

Military

Killed in A Dog’s Life in Old Catton, Norwich when the engine failed during a practice mission. All crew were killed.

Service

Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40281 A Dog's Life

    B-24 Liberator
    A Dog's Life crashed on 13th February 1945 during a training mission, with the loss of all onboard crew. The crash is one of two recorded on the memorial plaque in Church Street, Old Catton, Norwich.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hartnett, North Carolina
Died Old Catton, Norfolk, UK 13 February 1945
Buried

Plot B Row 5 Grave 28

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 April 2015 16:22:19 usxpat Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

www.oldcatton.com
American Battle Monuments Commission
http://www.458bg.com/crewshannon.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology, Unit Website & Page 273 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010 &

href="http://www.458bg.com/crewshannon.htm">http://www.458bg.com/crewshannon.htm> / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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