William Henry Harrison Jr (“Little Bill”)

2nd Lieutenant William H. Harrison O-671355 US Army Air Forces was assigned to the 728th Bomber Squadron, 452nd Bomber Group, Heavy, a B-17 squadron flying out of Deopham Green, England. The B-17 he was on did not return from a mission to Chateaudun on the 28th of March 1944. And a Finding of Death was given. He is remembered on the Tablets of the Missing Brittany American Cemetery, St James, France. Memorial Marker, Union Cemetery, Newport, TN.

Awards include the Air Medal and the Purple Heart 

Crew members of aircraft B-17 with serial number 42-97200, nickname Kickapoo Joy Juice:

Pilot, 1st Lt Charles J. Robinson
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Clifford Downen
Navigator, 2nd Lt Charles W. Morgan
Bombardier, 2nd Lt William H Harrison
Top Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Melvin H. Baughman
Radio Operator/Gunner, S/Sgt Conrad N. Desmarias
Ball Turret Gunner, Sgt Oscar McClure
Left Gunner, S/Sgt Morris W. Anderson
Right Gunner, S/Sgt William H. Abbott
Tail gunner, Dallas P. Oliver

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