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McCage crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #39; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94889 E/Y 7BS McCage Patches

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94889 E/Y 18BS McCage Patches

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 44-40436 L/O 7BS McCage Nancy

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94845 E/N 18BS McCage Miz-Pah

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94908 E/I 7BS McCage Tiger Rag

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 44-40476 E/Z McCage unknown name (Airborne spare bombed Target #5)

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94889 E/Y 7BS McCage Patches

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94908 E/I 7BS McCage Tiger Rag

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 7BS McCage (Major battle damage)

 

CREW #39; 7th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS McCage

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS McCage Queenie

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38265 E/I 4BS McCage

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38263 E/N 4BS McCage

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38265 E/I 7BS McCage MIA

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #39; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Champion (BG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-94889 E/Y 7BS McCage Patches

No crew loading list available.

 

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 42-94889 E/Y 18BS McCage Patches

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 44-40436 L/O 7BS McCage Nancy

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 42-94845 E/N 18BS McCage Miz-Pah

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94908 E/I 7BS McCage Tiger Rag

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 44-40476 E/Z McCage unknown name (Airborne spare bombed Target #5)

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94889 E/Y 7BS McCage Patches

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94908 E/I 7BS McCage Tiger Rag

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94878 L/Q 7BS McCage (Major battle damage)

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

CREW #39; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Champion (BG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS McCage

Took off from Hardstand #13 at 0647 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in 34 C Group.

Carried 38 100GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1039 hours from 19,200 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1159 hours.

McCage (P)

Smith, L. M. (CP)

Kolloren (N)

Boatright (B)

Cummings (R)

Seaton (E)

Burns (NG)

Brothwell (TG)

Camp (G)

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38382 L/Q 391BS McCage Queenie

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38265 E/I 4BS McCage

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38263 E/N 4BS McCage

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38265 E/I 7BS McCage MIA

 

B-17G 43-38265 E/I Missing in Action Kassel. Received a direct flak hit just behind the wing. The plane caught fire and the tail began to twist off. Aircraft dove out of formation and fell apart at about 10,000 feet. Crashed Muenchenhof, Germany?. With 7BS. Pilot: McCage. Missing Air Crew Report # 9369. 9 Killed in Action.

KIA McCAGE WILLIAM T  (P)                        1 LT        7              O-697365                25            MURRAY KY

KIA SMITH LOUIE M  (CP)                              2LT         7              O-820088                21            WASHINGTON DC

KIA KILLOREN EUGENE R (N)                        2 LT        7              O-712587                25            APPLETON WI

KIA BOATRIGHT WILLIAM G (B)                 F/O         7              T-123903                14            HOUSTON TX

KIA SEATON CARLTON G (TT)                     T/SGT    7              39554587                21            CULVER CITY CA

KIA CUMMINGS JOSEPH B (R)                       T/SGT    7              32839914                22            BUFFALO NY

KIA CAMP CHARLES E (W)                            S/SGT     7              34624578                20            GUNTOWN MI

KIA PETERSON HARRY M (TG)                     S/SGT     7              39129436                27            SANTA ROSA CA

KIA BURNS BERNARD J (NG)                         S/SGT     7              33575034                22            CLEVELAND OH