9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

No Report

May 13, 1944, Saturday




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Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-9360 (Douglas A-20G-25-DO Havoc)

9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 668th Bomb Sq

Mission # 47; Box: III; Flight: 1; Position: 5; A/C Fuselage Code: 5H-S

Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft

Point Of Departure: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England

Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot Peede, Loring G. Lt O-747884 Not Injured
Gunner Hibbs, Charles L. S/Sgt 39099657 Not Injured
Gunner Daugherty, Lewis M. S/Sgt 14176606 WIA

General Orders No. 80, 16 May 1944, Purple Heart is awarded to: 668th Bombardment Squadron (L), Lewis M. Daugherty, 14176606, Staff Sergeant, Air Corps, United States Army. For wounds received in action against an enemy of the United States on 13 May 1944, while serving as Gunner on an A-20G airplane on a combat operational mission over enemy occupied territory. Home address: McIntosh, Alabama.
(416th BG Purple Heart Awards (PDF))

See Mission # 47 for additional details