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Harry Cottingham

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943, Shot down over Tunisia, bailed out over ocean. Body never recovered. B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia.

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23672 'Double Trouble'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW). Lost to flak and fighters on 19-Jan-43. Crashed into the sea 150 miles S.E. of Malta. MACR 15484.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ravenna, Nebraska 5 October 1915
Killed in action 19 January 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Niece, MACR 15484, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 64 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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