Shot down 11 September 1944 in AC #42102695. Prisoner of War (POW).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Kearney 15/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-F] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Chemnitz 11/9/44 with Hugh Holladay, Co-pilot: Howard Potts (Wounded in Action), Bombardier: Joe Michaud (Wounded in...
Military site : airfield
Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...
|Born||St Paul, Nebraska|
|09 November 2017 17:19:21||Lucy May||Changes to service number, biography and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:13:15||AAM||AAM ingest|
100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001, MACR 8821 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia