Lowry, F. A.

The Francis A. Lowry crew: 711th Squadron

Both Harvard photos, probably taken around October, 1943: A/C is 42-31125

 

(As assigned Nov 8, 1943)

Lt Francis A. Lawry
Lt William H. Kennedy
Lt Harry J. Lyons
Lt Gordon Z. Larson
S/Sgt Paul H. Fordham
S/Sgt Raymond J. Pfleger
Sgt Paul B. Walker
Sgt Robert L. Burkett
Sgt George E. Dannehl
Sgt Oswaldo Angelocci

 


 

Combat Missions

Mr. Angelocci’s Lucky Bastards certificate (below) indicates he flew 30 missions prior to April 22, 1944. However, Lt. Lowry appears as first pilot on the following 25 missions, as listed in the mission summaries in Shields’ History: 447th Bomb Group.

 

No. DATE TARGET AIRCRAFT
2 12/30/44 LUDWIGSHAFEN 42-31225 Scheherazade 
6 01/07/44 LUDWIGSHAFEN 42-31124 Rough House
7 01/11/44 BRUNSWICK 42-31124 Rough House
8 01/14/44 NOBALL NO. 107 GRAND PARC 42-31188 Dead Man’s Hand 
12 01/30/44 BRUNSWICK 42-31155
14 02/04/44 FRANKFURT 42-31124 Rough House
19 02/13/44 NOBALL NO.S 110, 78  42-31124 Rough House
20 02/20/44 TUTOW 42-37855
21 02/21/44 DIEPHOLZ 42-31124 Rough House
23 02/25/44 REGENSBURG 42-37864
27 03/04/44 BERLIN – RECALL 42-31124 Rough House
28 03/06/44 BERLIN  42-31124 Rough House
31 03/11/44 MUNSTER 42-31124 Rough House
32 03/13/44 NOBALL NO. 74 BOIS DE LA JUSTICE 42-31124 Rough House
36 03/20/44 FRANKFURT 42-38085
39 03/26/44 NOBALL NO. 93 LA SORELLERIE 42-31124 Rough House
40b 03/27/44 MARIGNAC CHARTRES 497 ?
41 03/28/44 CHARTRES 42-31124 Rough House
43 04/08/44 RHEINE 42-31124 Rough House
44 04/09/45 WARNEMUNDE ?
45 04/10/44 DIEST SCHAFFEN 42-31124 Rough House
49 04/19/44 LIPSTADT WERL 42-97148
50 04/20/44 NOBALL 42-97148
51 04/22/44 HAMM 42-97148
53 04/26/44 BRUNSWICK 42-97148

 

 

 

 


Photos and information provided by Osvaldo Angelocci and George R. Hoidra