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Casualty Report

Casualty Report from September 24, 1943

Detail

MACR: 00778

Target: Practice Mission to test PFF equipment and techniques

Base: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England

Crash: Crashed in Norht Sea due to enemy fighter attacks

Squadron: 349th BS - 100th BG (H)

Aircraft

Aircraft #: 42-60259

Aircraft Type: B-17F

Aircraft Name: Damifino II

Aircraft Code: XR-N

Pilot: Lt John G. Gossage | O-798486

POS: P

Status: Survivor

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

Copilot: Lt William S. Grier | O-681395

POS: CP

Status: KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Was rescued by Royal Navy Patrol vessel but later died from unknown causes.

NAV: Lt Ward J. Dalton | O-673491

POS: NAV

Status: KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

BOM: Lt Theodore J. Don | O-676883

POS: BOM

Status: Survivor

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

ROG: TSgt Michael W. Gillen | 32391944

POS: ROG

Status: Survivor

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

TTE: TSgt William Humphrey | 16043348

POS: TTE

Status: Survivor

State: State N/A

Notes: No notes on this crewmember

BTG: SSgt Francis J. DeCooman | 36264332

POS: BTG

Status: KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Remains no recovered - Wall of the Missing at Cambridge.

RWG: SSgt Ralph Schulte | 35339324

POS: RWG

Status: KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Remains no recovered - Wall of the Missing at Cambridge.

LWG: SSgt Clyde O. Lovell | 34137223

POS: LWG

Status: KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Remains no recovered - Wall of the Missing at Cambridge.

TG: SSgt Bruce E. Alshouse | 17051757

POS: TG

Status: Survivor

State: Minnesota

Notes: Bruce Alshouse was to become the President of the 100th Bombardment Group (H) Associatoin after the war. This popular 100th veteran has remained active in the Association into the 21st century.

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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