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Casualty Report

Casualty Report from June 25, 1944

Detail

MACR: 06542

Target: Supply drop for French Resistance

Base: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England

Crash: Destroyed by flak 58 km northwest of Chartres, France. Direct hits on the chin turrent and radio room. Un-controllable fires developed. There was one KIA due to parachute failure. Re-interred in US Military Cemetery St. Andre/Evreau from unknown location.

Squadron: 418th BS - 100th BG(H)

Time of loss: 08:30

Aircraft

Aircraft #: 42-97859

Aircraft Type: B-17G

Aircraft Name: Any Gum Chum

Aircraft Code: LD-T

Pilot: 2Lt Kenneth L. Houghton | O-806987

POS: P

Status: Evaded

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

Copilot: 2Lt Thornton Bline | O-815813

POS: CP

Status: Evaded

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

NAV: 2Lt Stanley B. Green | O-1103660

POS: NAV

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

BOM: 2Lt William A. Lichtenstern | O-757664

POS: BOM

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

ROG: TSgt Laverne H. Deatrich | 13157962

POS: ROG

Status: Evaded

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

TTE: TSgt James E. Marion | 15340157

POS: TTE

Status: KIA

State: Indiana

Notes: Final Internment - USA

BTG: Sgt John F. Nelson | 39040050

POS: BTG

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: This airman was from the 390th. His presence on this mission has not been fully explained (pw)

RWG: SSgt Malcolm K. Eckley | 13091275

POS: RWG

Status: Evaded

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

LWG: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name | 00000000

POS: LWG

Status: MIA/KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Nine man crew

TG: SSgt Warren G. Moore | 34663791

POS: TG

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

EX1: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name | N/A

POS: N/A

Status: N/A

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

EX2: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name | N/A

POS: N/A

Status: N/A

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

Crew Notes

Notes on this crew N/A

Report Notes

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