Information shows that he originally was from Tampa FL.
Was on B-17# 42-97204 Pilot was 2nd Lt Harry Rainey Jr. with the 547th BS, 384th BGhit by Anti- Aircrafy fire and crashed near Gelsenkirchen Germany on August 26,1944 . 3 different references I have all show this date. It could easily be the 25th depending on who wrote the date down originally in the records!Plane name was Sky Lark . 1 of the crew evaded capture , 1 was KIA , the other 8 became POW's .