42-31107

B-17G-1-BO 42-31107

708th SQ

 

Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Harvard 5/10/43; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 29/11/43

 

42-31107 Lady Jane: Missing in Action Halbestadt 11/1/44; enemy aircraft, crashed swampy ground near Rehburg, 19 miles from Hanover, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2513.

Herschell Jarrell Pilot KIA
Lt Col Chas Bowman Co-Pilot KIA
Tom Tate Bombardier KIA
John Smither Radio Operator KIA (found 14/8/44)
John Harrison Ball Turret Gunner KIA
Alphonse Rossetti Waist Gunner KIA
Ray Wilson Waist Gunner KIA
Lt Bill Zurynetz Tail Gunner KIA
John Cole Navigator POW
Gene Landry Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner POW

 

 

John Smither; Radio Operator KIA (found 14/8/44)

 

 

 

 


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