B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37510

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37510


  • RCL: SC-T

History of
B-17 43-37510

Delivered Cheyenne 25/4/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-T] Deenethorpe 10/6/44; Missing in Action Cauvincourt 8/8/44 with Capt Frank Ball, Co-pilot: Lt Col Jere Maupin, Navigator: R.W. Marshall, Bombardier: W.T. Kemp, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: G.H. Cooper, obs-Lt W. Anderson (6 Returned to Duty); Radio Operator: E.D. Scott, Ball turret gunner: E.T. Kreisel, Waist gunner: John Burgard,Tail gunner: Irving Stewart (4 Killed in Action); flak hit started fire, crashed Culey-le-Patry NE of Vire, Fr; Salvaged.

Last updated: 3. November 2017


B-17 43-37510 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Frank P. Ball RTD
CP 1LT William A. Atkinson RTD
BOMB 1LT William T. Kemp Jr. RTD
ENG/TT T/SGT Grady H. Cooper RTD
RO T/SGT Elbert D. Scott KIA
BT S/SGT Edwin T. Kreisel Jr. KIA
WG S/SGT Robert Love RTD
WG S/SGT John J. Burgard KIA
TG S/SGT Irving E. Stewart KIA

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