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Casualty Report from 1943-10-10

MACR: 01025 AIRCRAFT: 42-3082
TARGET: Munster, Germany TYPE: B-17F
BASE: Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk, England NAME: Invadin Maiden
SQUADRON: 350th BS - 100th BG(H) AIRCRAFT CODE: LN-Y
CRASH:

Reputedly shot down by a FW-190 piloted by Hauptman Walter Hoeckner near Hohenholte - west of Munster. Hoeckner was also hit and bailed out - he watched the nose of 42-3082 break into two sections. It is likely Hoeckner was shot down by S/Sgt Gratzfeld, who was killed.

PILOT: Lt Charles D. Walts - O-734972

POS: P STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A

NOTES:

No notes on this crewmember

CO PILOT: Lt Jerome H. Wallace - O-742037

POS: CP STATUS: KIA STATE: Minnesota
Reinterred in Ardennes. Final interment - USA

NAV: Lt Louis H. Oss - O-734972

POS: NAV STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

BOM:Lt Richard C. Dodson - O-676513

POS: BOM STATUS: KIA STATE: Georgia
Reinterred in Ardennes. Final interment - USA

ROG: TSgt Travis D. Brumbeau - 18151122

POS: ROG STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

TTE: TSgt Clyde M. Walker - 18002736

POS: TTE STATUS: KIA STATE: Oklahoma
Reinterred in Ardennes. Final interment - Ardennes (D-7-42)

BTG: s` Henry A. Gratzfeld - 18117268

POS: BTG STATUS: KIA STATE: Texas
Reinterred in Ardennes. Final interment - Ardennes (D-2-21)

RWG: SSgt Thomas F. Murphy - 31184077

POS: RWG STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A
Wounded in the air

LWG: SSgt Frank E. Fethersten - 32417739

POS: LWG STATUS: KIA STATE: New York
Reinterred in Ardennes. Final interment - Ardennes (B-29-9)

TG: SSgt William O. Higginbotham - 14138128

POS: TG STATUS: POW STATE: State N/A
No notes on this crewmember

EX1: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name - N/A

POS: N/A STATUS: N/A STATE: State N/A
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EX2: N/A First, MI, Suffix Last Name - N/A

POS: N/A STATUS: N/A STATE: State N/A
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