321stBG,446thBS, Lt Roy N Lee, Pilot (KIA)
15 May 44: 446th BS Mission Summary: (Ops Order 331/mission 330) Group Mission # 290: Squadron Mission 247 TARGET: Orvieto Station RR Bridge DATE: 15 May 1944 Porto Ferraio, Elba (Alt) Type of Bombs: 1000 lb. Demo. 446th Planes: 8
***A/C No. 42-32429 “Flamingo” (crash landing) P Walsh, George F., 1Lt CP Lee, Roy N., 2Lt N None B Wilcox, Harry B., Jr., 2Lt E Shellhamer, Lawrence, S/Sgt R Orechia, James R., T/Sgt G Thornton, Edward P., S/Sgt F None
*** 15 May 44: 446th BS War Diary: The squadron loses Lt. George Walsh, Lt. Harry B. Wilcox, Lt. Roy W. Lee, Technical Sergeant James Orechia, Staff Sgt. E.P. Thornton and Staff Sgt. Lawrence Shellhamer in a crash landing at our field. A crash landing was made and the plane burned upon striking the ground with all members of the crew killed.
Owner: Barbi Ennis Connolly
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