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St Edmund, Kessingland

Crash site

Detailed history

Memorial, dedicated in 2010, to the crew who died when their plane was shot down over Kessingland on 22 April 1944. Some small pieces of the wreckage are buried beneath the stone.

Connections

People

  • William Carcelli

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • William Davis

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • William Durant

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • George Fahr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 #41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Elmer Meier

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Carl Spellman

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

  • Maynard Young

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed In Action when B-24 #41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

Aircraft

  • 41-28843 Repulser

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 41-28843, The Repulser, was attacked by heavily-armed ME 410 German fighters and crashed in the fields near Kessingland.

Missions

  • 311

    22 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 20:51:58 usxpat Changes to history and mission associations
Sources

https://www.flickr.com/photos/36928008@N08/4442754406/

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 16:27:10 usxpat Changes to history
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 16:15:07 usxpat Changes to person associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 16:13:55 usxpat Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, history, person associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
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