B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30271 / BomBoogie

B-17 #42-30271 / BomBoogiezoom_in



  • RCL: OE-R

MACR: 545

Missions: 7


History of
B-17 42-30271 / BomBoogie

Delivered Cheyenne 7/5/43; Gore 8/5/43; Smoky Hill 17/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned: 379BG Kimbolton 6/6/43; Transferred: 335BS/95BG [OE-R] Horham 28/6/43; 7m, MIA Stuttgart 6/9/43 Pilot: Glen Ransom, Bombardier: Keith Murray, Ball Turret Gunner: Pasquale Delvento, Waist Gunner: Ralph Houser, Tail Gunner: Vince Cox (5EVD); Co-Pilot: Tom Caldwell, Navigator: Hubert Gage, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Knotts, Waist Gunner: John Beacham (4POW); Radio Operator: Chas Peacock (KIS-but actually died from hunger & exposure in Pyrenees Mts end of October 43} Enemy aircraft, crashed Pansy-Courtecon, seven miles S of Laon, Fr; MACR 545. BOMB BOOGIE.

Last updated: 12. April 2018


B-17 42-30271 / BomBoogie Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P --- Glenn F. Ransom EVD
CP --- Thomas M. Caldwell POW
BOMB --- Keith W. Murray EVD
ENG/TT --- Harold R. Knotts POW
RO --- Charles B. Peacock KIA
BT --- John W. Beacham POW
WG --- Pasquale J. Delvento EVD
WG --- Ralph E. Houser EVD
TG --- Vincent J. Cox EVD

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