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43-38374

B-17G-85-BO

 

July 27, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

August 4, 1944 to Hunter

August 14, 1944 to Dow Field

August 16, 1944 Assigned to 18th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38374 B/X 4BS Bowen

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhurst

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhusrt

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhurst

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhurst (incorrectly shown as E/X)

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38374 B/X 4BS Talbott

 

                       October 2, 1944 43-38374 B/X

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #17 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhurst

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhurst

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Parkhurst

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38374 B/X (scheduled for Parkhurst but replaced.)

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Baskin

Mission #78 October 15, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Baskin

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Lerch

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Gardner, M.

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Hofmann

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Baskin

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 43-38374 B/X (unused ground spare)

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Peede

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38374 B/X (unused ground spare)

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote           Major damage

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Kimmerle

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38374 B/X 391BS Felker

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38374 B/X 7BS Weaver

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38374 B/X 391BS Mote

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38374 B/X 18BS Gustofson

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mann

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38374 B/X (scheduled for Mote but replaced.)

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38374 B/X 18BS Mote

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38374 B/X 18BS Rainey

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38374 B/X 18BS Gustofson

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38374 B/X 7BS James              Engineer injured his hand in the turret.

 

                        January 17, 1945 43-38374 B/X Steffen

Crashed on a training flight with fatalities. Plane salvaged.        

KIA STEFFEN JOHN P (P)                 2LT         18            0-721876                 KY

KIA REIMECKE FRANK (CP)                           18

KIA RAMEY HOWARD L (N)          F/O         18            T-132355                GA

KIA ROBINSON PAUL (B)                                18

KIA LANG HERMAN J (E)                SGT        18            12207690                NY

 

LANG HERMAN J is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, B-2-14.

RAMEY HOWARD L is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, B-1-13.

STEFFEN JOHN P is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, B-1-14.