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B-17 41-24501

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On the northern side of the Route de Sandun. Monument A boulder bearing a black plaque with gold lettering commemorating American aviators resting in a gravel plot marked off by a stone curb.

Monument Text:

Ville de Guerande

8th Air Force
306th Bomber Group (H)
368th Bomber Squadron

En souvenir des victimes du crash du B-17 N41-24501 le 3 Janvier 1943

Lt Ferguson James M. - Pilote - Prisonnier
Lt Elliott John B. - Copilote - Prisonnier
Lt Greene Donald R. - Navigateur - Noye
Lt Levy Robert T. - Bombardier - Noye
Sgt Edinger Charles A. - Mecanicien - Prisonnier
Sgt Hackworth Richard G. - Radio - Prisonnier
Sgt Kingen Robert L. - Mitrailleur - Prisonnier
Sgt Arnold Rupert W. - Mitrailleur - Tue
Sgt Loving James V. - Mitrailleur - Prisonnier
Sgt Kerbow Earl L. - Mitrailleur - Tue

Stele inauguree le 22 Octobre 2005 par J.P DHONNEUR Maire - Conseiller General

english translation:

In memory of the victims of the B-17 N41-24501's crash on January 3rd 1943.

Lt Ferguson James M. - Pilot - POW
Lt Elliott John B. - Copilot - POW
Lt Greene Donald R. - Navigator - Drowned
Lt Levy Robert T. - Bombardier - Drowned
Sgt Edinger Charles A. - Mechanic - POW
Sgt Hackworth Richard G. - Radio - POW
Sgt Kingen Robert L. - Gunner - POW
Sgt Arnold Rupert W. - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Loving James V. - Gunner - POW
Sgt Kerbow Earl L. - Gunner - KIA

Monument inaugurated on October 22nd 2005 by JP DHONNEUR Mayor - Regional Council member

Commemorates:

People:

Rupert W. Arnold

Charles A. Edinger

John B. Elliot

James M. Ferguson

Donald R. Greene

Richard G. Hackworth

Earl L. Kerbow

Robert L. Kingen

Robert T. Levy

James V. Loving

Units:

368th Bomber Squadron, 306th Bomb Group, Heavy

8th Air Force

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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