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Andrew G Voytko

Military

Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Jim Elduff crew. ETD

Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • James Elduff

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. 44 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Served in Korean War.

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Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 749th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31545 'Bad Time Inc.'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/11/43; Boise 23/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [F] Glatton 26/1/44; force landed practice mission with Jim Elduff, Co-pilot: Delbert Lawson, Navigator: Reed Bryant, Bombardier: Ras Clausen, Flight...

  • 44-8418 'Bad Time Inc II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Patterson 6/9/44; Hunter 25/9/44; Grenier 25/9/44; Assigned 749BS 457BG Glatton 5/10/44; battle damaged Euskirchen 10/1/45 with ? and crash landed continent; Salvaged. BAD TIME INC. II. ...

Associated Place

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Lisbon Falls, ME 12 October 1918

Son of Michael and Anna [Pavelko] Voytko.

Enlisted Portland, ME 16 April 1941

Portland, Maine

Based Glatton 1944 – 1945

Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF 16 September 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Durham, ME 6 May 1997
Buried Saint Cyril Cemetery Lisbon Falls, Androscoggin County, ME 11 June 1997

Saint Cyril Cemetery
Lisbon Falls,
Androscoggin County, ME

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 February 2020 21:59:46 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/334600-andrew-g-voytko
https://www.fold3.com/record/83368831-andrew-g-voytko
https://www.fold3.com/record/528026978-andrew-voytko-1918
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/63039625/andrew-g-voytko

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.457thbombgroup.org/roster/Vnames.html

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