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Information on Howard W. Young (442nd Bomb Squadron)

 

 
 

Howard W. Young
Engineer/Gunner
442nd Bomb Squadron

-Submitted by Bob Young, nephew

I would like to pass along some information about my great uncle, Staff Sergeant Howard W. Young:

#42-95763 B26B-45-MA c/n 6529 320th BG 442 BS
MIA 01/29/1944 - MACR 2308 shot down over the Mediterranean near
Ladispoli, Italy


Seven parachutes were seen to open, two lighting on land, five on the water. No one was ever recovered.

 

  • 1 Lt Elbert C. Stephenson 0-724653 Pilot - Texas
  • 2 Lt Robert L. Conley 0-688798 Copilot - Texas
  • 1 Lt Joseph L. Mestayer 0-725465 Bombardier - Louisiana
  • S/Sgt Howard W. Young 13046272 Engineer/Gunner - Pennsylvania
  • Corp Harry L. Strasburger 12041077 Radio Operator/Gunner - New York
  • Sgt George A. Carr 31218932 Tail gunner - Maine
  • S/Sgt Alfred R. Gilbert 31110612 Special Radio Operator - New Hampshire

American Soldiers Missing and Wounded picture

 


In the American Soldiers Missing and Wounded picture the man to the
right of my uncle, Sgt Aughey, is listed on the MACR as being part of
another crew that was reported missing the same day.


 

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