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Harry W Werneth


Shot down 30 April 1944 in B-17 #42107012. Killed in Action (KIA).



Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-107012

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 26/1/44; Kearney 1/3/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-J] Podington 22/3/44; Missing in Action Lyon-Bron A/fd 30/4/44 with John Campbell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Powers, Ball turret gunner: Harry Werneth, Waist gunner: George...

Associated Place

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...


Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 30 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
30 April 2018 10:33:01 Lucy May Changes to biography and place associations

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4466

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:30 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 4466 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database