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LT  Don A. GALLAGHER

UNIT: 418th BOMB Sqdn POSITION: NAV
SERIAL #: STATUS: KIA
MACR:

Comments1: WITH THE 95TH BG 29 JAN 44

COMMENTS & NOTES

MEMO 1:

CREW

THIS CREW TRANSFERRED TO 95TH BOMB GP A FEW DAYS AFTER JOINING THE 100TH IN DECEMBER OF 1943.. THE STATUS INDICATED FOR THESE CREWMEN OCCURED WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP...pw

2ND LT JAMES D. HIGGINS         P KIA 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
2ND LT JAMES S. MUNN           CP POW 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
2ND LT DON A. GALLAGHER   NAV KIA 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
2ND LT VERN W. ARCHIBALD BOM KIA 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
S/SGT JOHN E. LUGG             TTE KIA 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
S/SGT RAYMOND W. GARVEY ROG POW 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
SGT ROBERT F.P. HUMPHREY BTG KIA 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
SGT JACK CLARK                   WG WIA UNKNOWN MISSION WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
S/SGT AUSTIN M. DULANEY   WG POW 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP
SGT HOWARD J. THOMPSON  TG POW 29 JAN 44 WITH THE 95TH BOMB GP

418TH SQD.  CREW, AS ABOVE, JOINED THE 100TH IN DECEMBER OF 1943 AND WERE TRANSFERRED OT THE 95TH BOMB GP SHORTLY AFTER REACHING THORPE ABBOTTS, THIS ACCORDING TO A LETTER FROM JAMES S. MUNN TO JIM BROWN DATED 19 APR 1991...pw  (42-30226)"SPOOK V"


MISSIONS FLOWN WITH 95TH BOMB GROUP
42-30226 ET-L  "SPOOK V"  336 BS, 95TH BG.
MACR 2256
Target  FRANKFURT


1. 1943-12-20    Bremen (Oldenburg), Germany
    A/C # 231258
    James D. Higgins-Pilot

2. 1943-12-30   Ludwigshafen, Germany
    A/C # 25918
    James D. Higgins-Pilot

3.  1944-01-04 Kiel, Germany
     A/C# 23462
     James D. Higgins-Pilot

4.   1944-01-11  Osnabruk, Germany
      A/C # 42-30226 ET-L  "SPOOK V"
      James D. Higgins-Pilot

5.   1944-01-14  Noball 71,
      A/C# 230226  42-30226 ET-L  "SPOOK V"
      James D. Higgins-Pilot

6.    1944-01-21  Noball 82A and 110
       A/C# 42-30226 ET-L  "SPOOK V"
       James D. Higgins-Pilot

7.    1944-01-24  Hucheln, Germany
       A/C# 42-30226 ET-L  "SPOOK V"
       James D. Higgins-Pilot

8.     1944-01-29  Frankfurt, Germany
        A/C# 42-30226 ET-L  "SPOOK V"
        James D. Higgins-KIA

MEMO 2:

KIA / MIA / EVA / INT INFORMATION:

TARGET: Frankfurt DATE: 1944-01-29  
AIRCRAFT: (42-30226) "SPOOK V" CAUSE: FLAK  

BURIAL INFORMATION

PLOT: ROW:  
GRAVE: CEMETERY:  

PHOTOS:

James Higgins Crew - Transferred to 95th Bomb Group, 336th Sqn
  BACK ROW
Jack Clark (waist gunner), Austin Dulaney (ball turret gunner)
Howard Thompson (tail gunner), John Lugg (top turret gunner), 
Robert Humphrey (waist gunner), Raymond Garvey (radio operator)
    
FRONT ROW
James Higgins (pilot), Don Gallagher ( navigator)
Vern Archibald (bombardier), James Munn (co-pilot) 

Photo supplied by Majory Munn ( wife of James Munn )courtesy of 95th BG website. 

 

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