Roland  Dare  BOWMAN

 

bowman roland d
NUMBER OF SERVICEO-460502
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH22 july 1920 Crystal City, Jefferson County, MISSOURI
ETATPENNSYLVANIA
FAMILY--
RANKSecond Lieutenant
FONCTIONNavigator
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT-PA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
 SQUADRON561st  Bomb Squadron
 GROUP388th Bomb Group Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH5 december 1943bowman roland d tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH Colleville  - BAYEUX
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type F-125-BO - s/n 42-30837 *S

"Ole Bassar"

b17
Macr: 5022 
Mission: Bordeaux
Take-off station 136 Knettishall, Suffolk UK

Shot by fighter - Engine # 1 HS

Airplane partially evacuated by parachute around 2500 feet - 15.30

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
B231
DECORATION

Air Medal + OLC

Purple Heart

am olc

Photo FDLM

 

usaf  8air force  388bg  561bs
STORY

bowman roland d fdlm

Sponsorship card for "Fleur de la Mémoire"


 Crew of B-17 Fortress - type F-125-BO - s/n 42-30837 *S

"Ole Bassar"

2nd Lieutenant Paul Albert TODD Pilot Dead  West Lynn, MASSACHUSETTS - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang
2nd Lieutenant Clarence Drew WILLINGHAM CoPilot Escaped  El Paso, TEXAS - Escaped by Switzerland
2nd Lieutenant Roland Dare BOWMAN Navigator Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer   San Diego, CALIFORNIA 
2nd Lieutenant Raymond Albert LULL Bomber Dead Inconnu  Schenectady, NEW YORK 
T/Sergeant Arthur Kintner STILES Radio/gunner Dead Gettysburg Nat Cem. Pennsylvania   22 yo -  Beccaria, PENSYLVANIA 
T/Sergeant Charles J SIMCO Mechanic/gunner Prisonner  Minneapolis, MINNESOTA - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
S/Sergeant William Lewis MORRIS gunner Dead Mill Spring Nat Cem. Nancy, Kentucky   Lincoln Park, MICHIGAN 
S/Sergeant Arthur Elbridge MATHIEU gunner Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer   Dorchester, MASSACHUSETTS
S/Sergeant Herbert H SCHUMAN gunner Dead    New York, New York 
S/Sergeant James Robert DOUGLAS gunner Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer   Born 25/01/1924 à Monnett, Barry Co, MISSOURI; - Fils de R E et Beulah M Douglas
S/Sergeant William E Jr DAVIS Photographe Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer   563eBS - Conshcrocken, PENNSYLVANIA

bowman roland d crew

Crew of B 17 "Ole Bassar" 42-30837

b 17 


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