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M/SGT  B. BEAMER

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

Comments1: ONE OF THREE ENLISTED NAVIGATORS

COMMENTS & NOTES

MEMO 1:

CREW

  Lt David A.Armstrong   P  CPT 29/12/44 FRANKFURT 
  Lt Allen Andrews III   CP  CPT 29/12/44  "
  Lt Ross Cheney      NAV SWA    5/8/44  MAGDEBURG
  Lt Lon L.Livsey       BOM  KIA    5/8/44  MAGDEBURG
 Cpl Gerald C.Murphy ROG  CPT   29/12/44 FRANKFURT
 Cpl Warren R.West  TTE  CPT   29/12/44  "
 Pfc Dale R.Ehlenfelt  BTG CPT   29/12/44  "
 Cpl Charles J.Vogle   WG  CPT   29/12/44  "
 Pfc Louis C.Oliver      TG  CPT   29/12/44  "

418th Sqdn. Crew,as above,joined 100th Group on 25/7/44. 
Sqdn. Diary for 5 Aug. 1944 reads that: "Flak evidently set off some of the ammunition for tne flexible nose guns. 
The Bombardier was killed and the Navigator wounded. Flying A/C #37935. It is known that M/Sgt B. Beamer flew as Navigator with this crew to Ruhland (11 Sepp 44) and it is likely he replaced  Ross Cheney when he was wounded as the  regular Navigator on this crew. Beamer was one of only two or three enlisted Navigators in the 100th. ..pw


MISSIONS OF M/SGT B. BEAMER (FLEW AS TOG WITH LT MURRY JOHNSON CREW-SILVER DOLLAR

Date Crew Nbr Mission Nbr Last Name Initial Rank Position Aircraft Nbr Target
9/5/1944 81 190 HELLEN W.R. S/SGT TTE 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 COFFEIT J.J. SGT RWG 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 ROHLFS D.G. LT CP 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 FORRESTER C.E. SGT BTG 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 THROMAHLEN R.K. SGT TG 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 LEHTO R.J. LT NAV 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 JOHNSON M.D. LT P 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 BEAMER B. T/SGT TOG 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)
9/5/1944 81 190 MORAN R.J. S/SGT ROG 32090 STUTTGART (AERO ENGS)

9/10/1944 81 193 BEAMER B. T/SGT TOG 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 THROMAHLEN R.K. SGT TG 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 COFFEIT J.J. SGT RWG 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 FORRESTER C.E. SGT BTG 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 MORAN R.J. S/SGT ROG 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 LEHTO R.J. LT NAV 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 ROHLFS D.G. LT CP 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 JOHNSON M.D. LT P 32090 NURNBURG
9/10/1944 81 193 HELLEN W.R. S/SGT TTE 32090 NURNBURG

9/12/1944 81 195 HELLEN W.R. S/SGT TTE 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 THROMAHLEN R.K. SGT TG 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 FORRESTER C.E. SGT BTG 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 MORAN R.J. S/SGT ROG 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 BEAMER B. T/SGT TOG 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 LEHTO R.J. LT NAV 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 ROHLFS D.G. LT CP 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 JOHNSON M.D. LT P 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)
9/12/1944 81 195 COFFEIT J.J. SGT RWG 32090 MAGDEBURG (OIL)

MEMO 2:

KIA / MIA / EVA / INT INFORMATION:

TARGET: DATE:  
AIRCRAFT: CAUSE:  

BURIAL INFORMATION

PLOT: ROW:  
GRAVE: CEMETERY:  
ID: 278