VAN FLEETROBERT WT/SGT12029534359THENGR11-23-42KIA
REDDIG CREW - 359th BS B-17F Lady Fairweather #41-24568 (BN-U) (original crew assigned 359BS: 27 July 1942)
Substitute Crewmen on 21 (sic) Nov 42 mission: Capt C.G. Miller - 303rd BG Hdqs (CP-KIA), 2Lt J.W. Plummer (B-KIA)
(KIA) on 23 Nov 42 mission #4 to St. Nazaire, France in B-17F #41-24568 Lady Fairweather 359th BS (BN-U). 303rd BG)(H) first combat crew loss. Was hit by FW-190 German fighters. Was seen to crash into the Atlantic Ocean in flames near Belle Isle, France. All ten crewmen KIA.