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Rollings William S.

Monuments

B 26 Hitch-Hiker

Name:
William S. Rollings
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Serial Number:
33499791
Unit:
573rd Bomber Squadron
Date of Death:
1944-07-28
State:
Pennsylvania
Cemetery:
Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Me
Plot:
B
Row:
2
Grave:
19
Decoration:
Air Medal with 11 Gold Stars, Purple Heart
Comments:

Technical Sergeant William Rollings, radio operator of the B-26 Marauder 42-95842 “Hitch-Hiker”, took off from airstation 146 Seething, UK, on a bombing mission to Groley-sur-Risle. The plane was hit by flak at 2003 and exploded when it hit the ground.