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Harold L Burge


Killed in Action (KIA) Ran out of fuel and crashed near Lille in B-24 #4128776. He normally flew as Co-Pilot but on the day he was killed, Burge was in the tail position because a commanding officer took his position in the cockpit.


Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28776

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 66BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Munich. Ran out of fuel and crashed near Lille on 11-Jul-44. 3 x EVD, 1 x POW, 8 x KIA. MACR 7511.


Event Location Date
Born Fresno, California, USA
Evaded Belgium 11 July 1944
Died 11 July 1944
Buried Clarksburg, West Virginia


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:08 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7511 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database