B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24495 / Rose O’ Day

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History of
B-17 41-24495 / Rose O’ Day

Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec- 42 while on a mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Creil, France. 1KIA 8POW 1EVD. No MACR issued.

Last updated: 4. November 2017


B-17 41-24495 / Rose O’ Day Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT John R. McKee EVD
CP 2LT Leonard E. Hamaker POW
BOMB 2LT George L. Matthews POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Stanley C. Garner POW
RO SGT Francis J. Hess POW
BT SGT Carl H. Warheit KIA 17 years of age at death
WG SGT Helmuth Roeder POW
WG SGT Darwin H. Wissenback POW
TG SGT Walter L. Wynn POW

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