Geschichte der
B-17 #42-107024

Delivered Tulsa 31/1/44; Gr Island 25/2/44; Presque Is 2/3/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-B] Thorpe Abbotts 6/3/44; Missing in Action Sottevast 28/4/44 with Col Bob Kelly[Gp CO], Co-pilot: Capt Bill Lakin, Navigator: Capt Joe Payne, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Brown, Waist gunner: John Spiker, obs-T/Sgt Delbert Barnhart{Fighter Gp} (6 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Maurice Cain, Radio Operator: Leo Cannon, Ball turret gunner: Albt Freitas,Tail gunner: Lt Herb Alf (5 Prisoner of War); two flak hits in nose, crashed Croix Jacob, S of Cherbourg, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 4234.

Crew 42-107024

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
PCOLRobert H. KellyKIAAir Commander/GP CO
CPCPTWilliam G. LakinKIA
BOMB1LTMaurice H. CainPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTJames C. BrownKIA
ROT/SGTLeo R. CannonPOW
BTS/SGTAlbert M. FreitasPOW
WGS/SGTJohn N. SpikerKIA
WGS/SGTJoseph A. RichardPOW
TG2LTHerbert A. AlfPOW
OBST/SGTDelbert BarnhartKIA

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