Kenneth Delmont Hicks
Born around 1919 in Tennessee
Missing in action since 10 January 1945
Son of Willis T. and Millie W. Hicks, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England

Aircraft B-17G with serial number 44-8216 departed from Grafton-Underwood, England on a combat mission to Cologne, Germany. There was moderate, accurate flak, and no enemy fighters seen. The aircraft was out of formation but under control when last seen.

Crew members
Pilot, 1st Lt Kenneth Delmont Hicks
Co-Pilot, Major Arthur Martin Stone Jr.
Navigator, Capt Eugene Theodore Wilson
Navigator, 1st Lt Edward Joseph Kampel
Navigator, 1st Lt William Rudisill Barry
Bombardier, 1st Lt Thomas Southern Fornear
Radio Operator, T/Sgt George frank Palacek
Top Turret Gunner, T/Sgt Lavern Frank Harfman
Tail Gunner, 1st Lt Emil Edward Pluhar
Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Robert Harwood Guider
Waist Gunner, S/Sgt James Kane Carter

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of death: 10 January 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 545th Bomber Squadron, 384th Bomber Group, Heavy
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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