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G Farris


Shot down 4 January 1944 in B-17 #42-6098 'Superstitious Aloysius'. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base.


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...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-6098 Superstitious Aloysius

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 22/7/43; Cheyenne 25/7/43; Gr Island 3/9/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-R] Horham; with J. D. Scott, Radio Operator - Clyde Myer [wia 26/11/43]; ...


Date Contributor Update
22 May 2021 03:15:52 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
Flagged as a "NAME_ISSUE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:31 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor