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B-24H Liberator  42-50291 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 B-24H Liberator  42-50291


Casualities in the CWGC Register for B-24H Liberator 42-50291

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantDouglas BATSON (1683298) Navigator B-24H Liberator 42-50291   1944-08-24 United KingdomDuncombe Cemetery, Ferryhill
SergeantRobert John BELL (1802049) Navigator B-24H Liberator 42-50291   1944-08-24 United KingdomChester (Blacon) Cemetery
SergeantWalter William CANNELL (1623550) Pilot B-24H Liberator 42-50291   1944-08-24 United KingdomKirk Christ Rushen (Holy Trini
Flight SergeantEric Clarence William NEWTON (1397179) Navigator/W B-24H Liberator 42-50291   1944-08-23 United KingdomBeckenham Crematorium And Ceme

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Freckleton Disaster - B-24 42-50291 and allocation of death incorrectThe four casualties here: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=42-50291[/url] are under the listing of USAAF B-24 42-50291 loss 23 August 1944 SERGEANT WALTER WILLIAM CANNELL Service Number: 1623550 Died 24.08.44 SERGEANT ROBERT JOHN BELL Service Number: 1802049 Died 24.08.44 FLIGHT SERGEANT ERIC CLARENCE WILLIAM NEWTON Service Number: 1397179 Died 23.08.44 Sergeant DOUGLAS BATSON Service Number: 1683298 Died 24.08.44 But they were on ground when plane crashed into the Village of Freckleton and they were in "Sad Sack" Snack Bar as Customer's. They were not part of 3 main crew which were all American list of casualties here [url]http://laituk.org/Fr%20Casualties.htm[/url] Incident referenced here [url]http://laituk.org/B-24%2042-50291.htm[/url] "52 people (the three crew members on the B-24, 34 children, one teacher, six American servicemen, one RAF airman and seven Snack Bar staff) died instantly, with nine others (four children, one teacher, an American serviceman and three RAF airmen) later dying in hospital from their injuries." ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 11th June 2021 02:42:37
Freckleton Disaster - B-24 42-50291 and allocation of death incorrectCrew Consolidated B-24H Liberator 42-50291 All killed 1st Lt. John Allen Bloemendal, B-24, 42-5029/Pilot O-740035 Birth Date: 1 Jun 1917 Death Date: 23 Aug 1944 Note Ancestry Tree has John Allen "Lucas" Bloemendal - But I cannot see the Lucas anywhere on documentation T/Sgt James 'Jimmy' Manuel Parr B-24, 42-5029/Co-Pilot #34057501 Born 30 Nov 1919 Death Date: 23 Aug 1944 Sgt Gordon Wilbur Kinney B-24, 42-5029/Flight Engineer #38024249 Birth: 13 May 1918 Oklahoma, USA Death: 23 Aug 1944 ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 11th June 2021 03:14:36
Freckleton Disaster - B-24 42-50291 and allocation of death incorrectRest of USAAF Casualties (on Ground) Pvt. George Clifton Brown "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #34649834 BIRTH 4 Nov 1913 DEATH 30 Aug 1944 (aged 31) Assigned to 2BAD, 8AF USAAF. Customer of Freckleton snack bar, severely wounded by crash of B-24J 42-50291 'Classy Chassis II'. Died of his wounds "two days later" sic = 7 days later. Died non Battle (DNB) Sgt. Frank Louis Zugel "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #36043900 Birth 17 Oct 1916 Death Aug 23 1944 Cpl. Herbert George Cross "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #34188270 Birth: 18 Jul 1913 Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, USA Death Aug 23 1944 Pvt. Minas Philip Glitsis "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #32633539 Birth 1906 Egypt Death Aug 23 1944 Pvt. Samuel Anthony Mezzacappa "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #32436347 Birth 29 Jun 1923 Death 22 Aug 1944 Sgt. Theodore Edwin Nelson "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #39191028 Theodore Edwin Nelson BIRTH 26 AUG 1913 Death 22 Aug 1944 Cpl. Arthur James Rogney "Sad Sack" Snack Bar/Customer(US) #36297508 Birth 19 Feb 1918 Death 22 Aug 1944 ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 11th June 2021 05:39:27


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