Peoria County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
Source: NARA M1380, transcribed by C. Horton -2009.
Peoria County Military
Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs) of the U.S. Army Air Forces 1941 -1948
Report No. 7556
Location: Near Augsburg, Germany
Point of Departure: A A Station 110
By: E. A. Bradunas, Lt. Col., AC
By: F. M. Muknch, Capt., AC
Headquarters Army Air Forces
This report must be filled within 43 hours of the time an aircraft is officially reported missing.
Organization Location: AAF Station 110; Command or Air Force: Eighth
Group: 351st Bomb, Squadron: 510th Bomb
Point of Departure: AAF Sta 110 Courcse: Southeast
Intended Destination: Augsburg, Germany
Type of Mission: Heavy Bombardment
Weather conditions: 1 to 2/10 small cumulus; Visibility: excellent
Date: Jul 19 1944 Time: 0950 (approx) Location: near Augsburg, Germany
Last known whereabouts: Sighted
Aircraft Lost: Enemy Aircraft
Aircraft: Type: B -17 -G
Serial number: 42-107077
Person listed or Reported as: Battle Casualty
Number of Persons Aboard Aircraft: Crew - 9 Passengers: 0 Total 9
Crew Position Last Name, First Rank Number Pilot Champman, Richard G. 2nd Lt 0-755690 Co- Pilot Arthur, William C., Jr. 2nd Lt 0-819468 Navigator Page, Lewis A., Jr. 2nd Lt 0-712897 Nose Gunner Graham, Kenneth L. S/Sgt 19186866 Top Turrent Russell, Earl E. S/Sgt 17160255 Radio Binsfield, Albert E. Sgt 16147069 Waist Hoff, Harry C. Sgt 36074199 Ball Turrent Laverty, James T., Jr. Sgt 31290306 TailTail Kemp, Oscar D. Sgt 19163078
Eye Witness Report By: Patrick W. Flournoy, Jr. 1st Lt. Air Corps.
Name of Deceased: Harry Hoff
Home Town or State: Peoria, IL
Grade or Rank Sgt.
Org, 351 Bomb Crp. 510 Bomb Sq.
Cause of Death: 20 M.M. From FW 190
Burial: Still in plane at the time source bailed out.
Eye witness to his deaths: Yes
Signed: Binsfield, Albert E., 16147069, Chicago
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