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416th Bombardment Group (L)

WWII Military Service

Missing/POW

1943 - 1945

 

WWII-Medal

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Losses, accidents, crash-landings or other incidents, sometimes fatal, frequently occurred during
Training, Routine Flights, and Operational Combat Missions flown by the 416th BG.
Included below are 416th Bomb Group members listed as Missing and/or Prisoner of War during their WWII Military Service.


To view an individual's Memorial page, click on the "Name" hyperlink.
To view more information regarding an Incident/Report, click on the "Report" hyperlink.
( = Entries having actual Reports available for review.   = Entries having additional Images or Photos.)
To view details on an Operational Combat Mission related to a report, click on the "Mission #" hyperlink.




Base: Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma

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Base: Lake Charles AAFld, Louisiana
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Base: Laurel AAFld, Mississippi
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Base: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England
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Apr 10, 1944 Huber, Alexander J. S/Sgt Gunner 669th   MIA, RTD No_Report   10
Apr 10, 1944 Cramsie, William Edward 1Lt Pilot 671st O-025895 MIA, KIA MACR
3747
10
Apr 10, 1944 Henshaw, Charles R. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 32452886 MIA, KIA MACR
3747
10
Apr 10, 1944 Steward, Jack NMI S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 18097398 MIA, KIA MACR
3747
10
Apr 10, 1944 Raines, Arthur A. Jr. 2Lt Pilot 669th O-747891 MIA, KIA MACR
3746
10
Apr 10, 1944 Bender, Glenn J. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 39553380 MIA, KIA MACR
3746
10
Apr 10, 1944 Nielsen, Jack O. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 19139615 MIA, KIA MACR
3746
10
Apr 23, 1944 Schouten, Joseph Thomas 2Lt Pilot 671st O-747902 MIA, KIA MACR
4095
26
Apr 23, 1944 Williamson, Robert Ray S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 19139625 MIA, KIA MACR
4095
26
Apr 23, 1944 Feistl, Joseph E. Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 7021806 MIA, KIA MACR
4095
26
May 12, 1944 Stockwell, Robert Edmond 1Lt Pilot 671st O-671710 MIA, KIA MACR
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46
May 12, 1944 Jedinak, Albert NMI 2Lt Bombardier/Navigator 671st O-749848 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS MACR
4634


46
May 12, 1944 Foster, Hollis Alfred S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 37019048 MIA, DED MACR
4634


46
May 12, 1944 Rust, Egon W. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 38365727 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS MACR
4634


46
May 20, 1944 Kleopfel, Michael Edward Jr. 1Lt Pilot 668th O-684351 MIA, KIA MACR
4971
50
May 20, 1944 Bankston, Ray NMI Jr. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 38428208 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
4971
50
May 20, 1944 Shaw, LeRoy R. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 37559500 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
4971
50
May 20, 1944 Bradford, Blair Hodgson 1Lt Pilot 668th O-742670 MIA, KIA MACR
4972
50
May 20, 1944 Gray, Clarence M. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 14153336 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
4972
50
May 20, 1944 Molver, Vern E. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 19005380 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
4972
50
May 27, 1944 Siracusa, Lucian James 1Lt Pilot 668th O-797730 MIA, POW, RMC MACR
5033
58
May 27, 1944 Hume, James N. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 11013679 MIA, POW, RMC MACR
5033
58
May 27, 1944 Brown, Floyd E. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 15338062 MIA, POW, RMC MACR
5033
58
May 27, 1944 Gullion, Allen Wyant Jr. 1Lt Pilot 669th O-026353 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
5032
58
May 27, 1944 Coffey, Gerald Lemoyne S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 38464402 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
5032
58
May 27, 1944 Cope, Grady Franklin S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 38396306 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
5032
58
May 27, 1944 Williamson, Julius C. Jr. Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th   MIA, POW, RMC No_Report   58
May 27, 1944 Larsen, Harry W. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th   MIA, POW, RMC No_Report   58
May 27, 1944 Hewes, Harry Earl Jr. 2Lt Pilot 669th O-669722 MIA, POW, SWA, EUS MACR
5035
58
May 27, 1944 Boyer, Harold Eugene S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 20506057 MIA, RMC, RTD MACR
5035
58
May 27, 1944 Kasper, Joseph Francis S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 6944924 MIA, POW, RMN, RTD MACR
5035
58
Jun 3, 1944 Nikas, Anton Peter 2Lt Pilot 668th O-813560 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6049
65
Jun 3, 1944 Newkirk, Arlington W. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 13157600 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6049
65
Jun 3, 1944 Scott, George W. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 35548906 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6049
65
Jun 6, 1944 Church, Charles NMI 2Lt Pilot 669th O-440998 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS MACR 6046 / MACR 9832 68
Jun 6, 1944 Maciulewicz, Peter P. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 13134462 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR 6046 / MACR 9832 68
Jun 6, 1944 Shatzer, Herbert E. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 33718687 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR 6046 / MACR 9832 68
Jun 6, 1944 Wipperman, Ronald A. 2Lt Pilot 671st O-750752 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6047
68
Jun 6, 1944 Ahrens, Henry S. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 32910250 MIA, KIA MACR
6047
68
Jun 6, 1944 Mazza, Louis C. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 12204199 MIA, POW, FOD, KIA MACR
6047
68
Jun 6, 1944 Campbell, Murdoch William Maj Pilot 669th O-397425 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6045
68
Jun 6, 1944 Palin, William H. 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 669th O-748094 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6045
68
Jun 6, 1944 Hatch, Harold F. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 13066543 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6045
68
Jun 6, 1944 Thompson, James B. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 15016702 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
6045
68
Jun 29, 1944 Baxter, Bruce Edward F/O Pilot 668th T-002090 MIA, KIA MACR
6192
87
Jun 29, 1944 Potter, Harold A. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 16119390 MIA, POW, RTD MACR
6192
87
Jun 29, 1944 Ernstrom, Reed Ludvig Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 19171760 MIA, KIA MACR
6192
87
Jul 18, 1944 Cruze, Raymond Kyle 1Lt Pilot 668th O-747755 MIA, KIA MACR
12210
101
Aug 6, 1944 Welsh, Arthur J. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-691208 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS MACR
7657
115
Aug 6, 1944 Novak, Stanley G. Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 36666232 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
7657
115
Aug 6, 1944 Wright, Raymond E. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 38154863 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
7657
115
Aug 6, 1944 Sommers, Douglas T. 2Lt Pilot 670th O-750707 MIA, KIA No_Report   116
Aug 6, 1944 Buskirk, Joseph A. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 12064124 MIA, RMC, RTD MACR
7850
116
Aug 6, 1944 Hay, Jamie E. Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 12142496 MIA, RMC, RTD MACR
7850
116
Aug 6, 1944 McManus, Thomas William Jr. 2Lt Pilot 670th O-750423 MIA, KIA MACR
7872
116
Aug 6, 1944 LaPointe, John H. Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 670th 32490064 MIA, KIA MACR
7872
116
Aug 6, 1944 Hart, Gerald Edward Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 670th 17169842 MIA, RTD MACR
7872
116
Aug 8, 1944 Shainberg, Norman Vernon 1Lt Pilot 669th O-737483 MIA, POW, SWA, RMC, EUS MACR
7799
117
Aug 8, 1944 Dugan, John D.   Gunner 669th   MIA, POW, RMC MACR
7799
117
Aug 8, 1944 Curtis, Layford Burdett T/Sgt   669th 24612493 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
7799
117
Aug 8, 1944 Dontas, Peter NMI 1Lt Pilot 669th O-806236 MIA, KIA MACR
7794
117
Aug 8, 1944 Fields, William E. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 35339996 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
7794
117
Aug 8, 1944 Nielsen, Arthur Lawrence S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 37389813 MIA, KIA MACR
7794
117
Sep 16, 1944 Vleghels, Andre Joseph 2Lt Pilot 669th O-750488 MIA, KIA MACR
9103
145
Sep 16, 1944 Rice, Roger W. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 11113422 MIA, KIA MACR
9103
145
Sep 16, 1944 Young, Clay Eugene S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 17129222 MIA, KIA MACR
9103
145




Base: A-55 Melun/Villaroche, France
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Sep 29, 1944 York, Robert Walter 1Lt Pilot 671st O-750758 MIA, KIA MACR
9275
149
Sep 29, 1944 Ashton, Lewis Alexander S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 33464270 MIA, POW, RTD MACR
9275
149
Sep 29, 1944 Wilds, Harley James S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 37115854 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
9275
149
Sep 29, 1944 De Mand, Francis Wilhelm 1Lt Pilot 671st O-806235 MIA, KIA MACR
9274
149
Sep 29, 1944 Burns, Alwin Caruthers Jr. 2Lt Bombardier/Navigator 671st O-708876 MIA, DED MACR
9274
149
Sep 29, 1944 Middleton, Clyde W. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 17100579 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS MACR
9274
149
Sep 29, 1944 Troyer, Reuben Junior S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 15059054 MIA, DED MACR
9274
149
Sep 29, 1944 Nordstrom, Arthur William 1Lt Pilot 670th O-684399 MIA, KIA MACR
9273
148
Sep 29, 1944 Gossett, Joseph Dervin S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 670th 34446849 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
9273
148
Sep 29, 1944 Miller, Robert Lee S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 670th 18163422 MIA, KIA MACR
9273
148
Sep 29, 1944 Boukamp, Tonnis NMI 1Lt Pilot 669th O-026182 MIA, KIA MACR
9188
148
Sep 29, 1944 Wing, Jeong Shew S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 18158622 MIA, POW, RTD MACR
9188
148
Sep 29, 1944 Colosimo, Russell J. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 33181528 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
9188
148
Sep 29, 1944 Morehouse, Ray Clare 1Lt Pilot 671st O-752431 MIA, KIA MACR
9276
149
Sep 29, 1944 Burgess, Arthur James S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 33416564 MIA, KIA MACR
9276
149
Sep 29, 1944 Zygiel, Leonard A. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 36582062 MIA, KIA MACR
9276
149
Oct 7, 1944 Saidla, John B. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-759512 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
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Oct 7, 1944 Cavanagh, Albert Francis Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 16077155 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
9222


153
Oct 7, 1944 Harris, Joseph M. Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 37126176 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
9222


153
Dec 24, 1944 Robertson, Reece B. 1Lt Pilot 669th O-750851 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
11922


175
Dec 24, 1944 Cheney, Marine W. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 17121760 MIA, POW, DED MACR
11922


175
Dec 25, 1944 Kehoe, John William 1Lt Pilot 669th O-758184 MIA, KIA MACR
11923
176
Dec 25, 1944 Graham, Robert F. Cpl Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 19091471 MIA, KIA MACR
11923
176
Dec 25, 1944 Prentiss, Richard Burr Capt Pilot 668th O-789200 MIA, KIA MACR
11668
177
Dec 25, 1944 Bursiel, Francis Harold 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 668th O-749712 MIA, KIA MACR
11668
177
Dec 25, 1944 Brown, Daniel Miller S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 35514148 MIA, KIA MACR
11668
177
Dec 25, 1944 Wylie, Alvin Orr Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 13170122 MIA, KIA MACR
11668
177
Dec 25, 1944 Svenson, Robert Rose 1Lt Pilot 668th O-752453 MIA, KIA MACR
11667
177
Dec 25, 1944 Fild, Philip G. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 35533423 MIA, KIA MACR
11667
177
Dec 25, 1944 Miracle, Richard Victor Capt Pilot 668th O-026150 MIA, KIA MACR
12016
176
Dec 25, 1944 Burg, Jack J. 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 668th O-743756 KIA MACR
12016
176
Dec 25, 1944 Galloway, Arthur F. S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 35631618 MIA, DED MACR
12016
176
Dec 25, 1944 Simmonds, John R. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 17135418 MIA, DED MACR
12016
176
Jan 1, 1945 Murphy, Thomas Andrew 1Lt Pilot 670th O-765045 MIA, KIA MACR
11517
180
Jan 1, 1945 O'Connell, Lawrence W. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 17159973 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
11517
180
Jan 23, 1945 Collier, Jasper L. Sgt Gunner 670th 14157885 MIA,POW, RMC No_Report   191
Feb 2, 1945 Abriola, Daniel R. S/Sgt Gunner 669th 52458250 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD No_Report   197




Base: A-69 Laon/Athies, France
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Feb 14, 1945 Chalmers, John J. 1Lt Pilot 668th O-533025 MIA, POW, RMC MACR
12346
204
Feb 14, 1945 Eckard, Lawrence A. 2Lt Bombardier/Navigator 668th O-2063231 MIA, KIA MACR
12346
204
Feb 14, 1945 Fortner, Kim S/Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 15088677 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
12346
204
Feb 16, 1945 Wilson, Harold James F/O Pilot 671st T-190787 MIA, KIA MACR
12448
206
Feb 16, 1945 Berkes, Earl Fredrick Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 671st 16111527 MIA, POW, RMC, EUS MACR
12448
206
Feb 25, 1945 Farley, John J. 2Lt Pilot 669th O-765240 MIA, KIA MACR
12726
214
Feb 25, 1945 Hardesty, Edgar Russell Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 669th 33720735 MIA, KIA MACR
12726
214
Mar 18, 1945 Vars, Clifford J. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-772506 MIA, WIA, RMB, RTD MACR
13155
239
Mar 18, 1945 Griffith, John J. Jr. Sgt Gunner 668th 20224338 MIA, FOD MACR
13155
239
Mar 18, 1945 Jokinen, William R. 1Lt Pilot 671st O-795401 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
13154
239
Mar 18, 1945 Creeden, Edward J. S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 671st 31140813 MIA, CAP, POW, RMC MACR
13154
239
Mar 18, 1945 Kenny, James Patrick 1Lt Pilot 668th O-691368 MIA, KIA MACR
13152
239
Mar 18, 1945 Sittarich, John Joseph S/Sgt Gunner 668th 37573540 MIA, POW, RMC, RTD MACR
13152
239
Mar 18, 1945 Cornell, Ross H. Jr. 1Lt Pilot 669th O-730870 MIA, POW, RMC MACR
13153
239
Mar 18, 1945 Enman, Roland Ernest 2Lt Bombardier/Navigator 669th O-688692 MIA, KIA MACR
13153
239
Mar 18, 1945 Carter, Ashton Ellsworth S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 11014823 MIA, KIA MACR
13153
239
Mar 23, 1945 Ford, Russell 2Lt Pilot 670th O-835177 MIA, RTD MACR
14314
249
Mar 23, 1945 Tharp, Freeland Madison S/Sgt Gunner 670th 18136021 MIA, KIA MACR
14314
249
Mar 28, 1945 Gunkel, Harry Gerhard F/O Pilot 668th T-125797 MIA, KIA MACR
13520
256
Mar 28, 1945 Grzona, LeRoy J. Sgt Gunner 668th 36816710 MIA, KIA MACR
13520
256




Base: A-59 Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France
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