Marion Offutt Hagan Jr.
Born 16 October 1915
Died 19 May 1944

First Lieutenant
612th Bomber Squadron, 401st Bomber Group, Heavy, 8th Air Force

On 19 May 1944 aircraft B-17G with serial number 42-38026 was on an operational bombing mission to Kiel, Germany. The aircraft was shot down over Kiel and exploded in mid-air near Kiel. Lt Hagan didn’t bail out. S/Sgt Henson was the only survivor.

Crew members
Pilot, 1st Lt Marion Offutt Hagan Jr.
Co-Pilot, 1st Lt John Bernard Dunn Jr.
Navigator, 2nd Lt Wilbur Franklin Cordell
Bombardier, 1st Lt Fred Empey Graham
Radio Operator, T/Sgt Martin Anthony Barr
Top Turret Gunner, T/Sgt Harry Gordon Simmons Jr.
Ball Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Wade Meredith Cox
Tail Gunner, S/Sgt William Woodrow Henson
Left Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Arthur Allison Huston
Right Waist Gunner, S/Sgt James Alfred Stone

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 October 1915
  • Date of death: 19 May 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 612th Bomber Squadron, 401st Bomber Group, Heavy
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga Memorial Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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