B-17G-35-DL 42-107020

708th SQ — J


Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Kearney 14/2/44; Grenier 7/3/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 11/3/44; transferred 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 12/3/44



Missing in Action with the Edwin Wright crew aboard 42-107020. Brux 12/5/44; enemy aircraft badly damaged ship, two engines KOd, crashed Reinachmuhle near Ailingen, three miles N of Friedrichshafen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4773.

Edwin Wright Pilot KIA
Capt George Hughes Co-Pilot KIA
Wray Hylton Navigator KIA
Nick Dekoning Bombardier KIA
Roy Williams Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner KIA
Rudi Palumbo Radio Operator KIA
Bernie McDonald Waist Gunner KIA
Clarry Brown Waist Gunner KIA
Bill McQuoid Tail Gunner KIA
Bob Johnston Ball Turret Gunner POW


Lt. Edwin D. Wright






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