Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3252
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22 Dec 43 - M√ľnster
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 H 42-7638 QK- 44BG/66BS USAAF Shipdham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1500 Damaged by Flak over target Ditched IJsselmeer (now southern part of Flevoland) Flevoland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. K.F. Miller T-060679 USAAF KIA USA Recovered 1975
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. C.E. Taylor O-680761 USAAF - pow
Navigator 2/Lt. F. Passavant O-678758 USAAF KIA USA Missing up to1975, than recovered
Bombardier 2/Lt. D.E. Shaffer O-678477 USAAF KIA USA Missing up to1975, than recovered
Engineer T/Sgt. E.E. Birge 14080954 USAAF KIA USA
Radio Operator T/Sgt. J.C. Childers 19087860 USAAF KIA USA Missing up to1975, than recovered
Air Gunner S/Sgt. J.H. Larson 19108009 USAAF KIA USA
Air Gunner S/Sgt. G.D. Mc Cord 39084175 USAAF KIA Margraten H-16-11
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. S. Pilch 35316138 USAAF KIA USA Missing up to1975, than recovered
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. W.J. Sheehan 12124435 USAAF Belgium C-10-42 Buried American Cemetery Ardennes
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 1714

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