Fred G SNELL

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER35452643
AGE29 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1914
STATEWarren County OHIO
FAMILYSingle
RANKS/Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENTUnskilled general woodworking occupationsOHIO
DATE of ENLISTEMENT20 april 1942 Cincinnati OHIO
SQUADRON410th Bomb Squadron
GROUP94th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH29 may 1943Photo
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLieu-dit "Les Frais" - Hameau de la Poterie - Cne Les Champs-Géraux
DATA PLANB-17 Fortress - type F-55-BO - s/n 42-29476 GL*M
"Snafu"
Mission: Rennes (35) maritime warehouses
Take-off: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk UK
Shot by hunters (The plane goes into standby mode, preventing men to parachute - Only the Mitg ejected with his parachute)
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
I717
DECORATION
Purple Heart
 
Air Medal
Photo FDLM
 
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 8AIRFORCE   94bg410bs

Crew B-17 Fortress - type F-55-BO - s/n 42-29476 GL*M "Snafu"

1st Lieutenant Max L HECOX Pilot USAAF Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James hecox max tombe
2nd Lieutenant Rolland V VANDERHOOK CoPilot USAAF Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James vanderhook rolland tombe
2nd Lieutenant Charles B "Chuck" HARRISON Navigator USAAF Dead- Cim Nat de Long Island USA  
1st Lieutenant Ronald G "Ronnie" Mc COY Bomber USAAF Dead - Pennsylvania USA  
S/Sergeant Harry Delbert "Dibby" SYMMONDS Gunner USAAF Dead  
S/Sergeant George T COATES Radio USAAF Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James coates george tombe
S/Sergeant Fred G SNELL Gunner USAAF Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  
S/Sergeant Eugene "Gene" Mc COY Gunner USAAF Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  mccoy eugene tombe
Sergeant Joseph G TASHJIAN Gunner USAAF Dead - New York Cem USA  
T/Sergeant Herman PHILBECK Gunner USAAF Prisoner - Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf  
Major Randolph C BARTHOLD Observator USAAF Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  barthold randolph tombe
b17  b 17

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov/aad
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PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud