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Casualty Report

Casualty Report from May 19, 1944

Detail

MACR: 04947

Target: Berlin, Germany

Base: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England

Crash: Destroyed by enemy fighters on the return. The A/C crashed in the sea off the coast of Rodby-Havn, Denmark. One airman was rescued by Danish fishermen - no others could be found. Two washed ashore sixty days later.

Squadron: 350th BS - 100th BG(H)

Aircraft

Aircraft #: 42-38191

Aircraft Type: B-17G

Aircraft Name: Aircraft name N/A

Aircraft Code: XR-W

Pilot: 1Lt Martin D. Rupert | O-812664

POS: P

Status: MIA/KIA

State: Pennsylvania

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge

Copilot: 1Lt John J. Raring | O-797608

POS: CP

Status: MIA/KIA

State: Pennsylvania

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge - (May have been a member of the 100th's 418th Squadron and is listed as such at Cambridge)

NAV: 2Lt Greek R. James | O-702439

POS: NAV

Status: MIA/KIA

State: Virginia

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge

BOM: Lt Lynn H. Barbour | O-761287

POS: BOM

Status: POW

State: State N/A

Notes: Taken to the hospital at Nakskov where he remained for approximately three months.

ROG: TSgt Ralph G. Hawk | 15195875

POS: ROG

Status: MIA/KIA

State: Ohio

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge

TTE: SSgt Herbert H. Cole | 31219557

POS: TTE

Status: MIA/KIA

State: Maine

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge (Reported by Lt. Barbour as being killed in the air)

BTG: SSgt Cecil J. McNeer | 20761129

POS: BTG

Status: MIA/KIA

State: Iowa

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge (Reported by Lt. Barbour as being killed in the air.

RWG: SSgt Thomas E. Hick | 33501720

POS: RWG

Status: KIA

State: Massachusetts

Notes: Recovered 24 July 1944 in a waterway west of Bejloe. Final Internment - USA

LWG: SSgt Charles L. Haswell | 11107600

POS: LWG

Status: KIA

State: State N/A

Notes: Final Internment - Eastern Cemetery of Rodby Row 14 Grave 2. (He is still interred there at the request of his next of kin.)

TG: SSgt William P. Hohman | 33003367

POS: TG

Status: KIA

State: Maryland

Notes: Commemorated on The Wall of the Missing at Cambridge

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

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