|Birth: ||Mar. 19, 1917|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1944, Germany|
Howard served as a 2nd Lt. and Co-Pilot on B-17 (#42-31144), 708th Bomber Squadron, 447th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war.
He was "Killed In Action" when his B-17, while flying over Konigslutter, Germany, was attacked and shot down by a German fighter. It crashed near Destedt, about 8 kilometers west of Konigslutter.
Only Sgt. Roger B. Hess survived the crash, and he spent the rest of the war in a German POW camp.
Service # O-693732
Crew of B-17 (#42-31144):
Allen, William H., Jr., 2nd Lt, Navigator, Oklahoma
Barr, Howard N., 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, New York
Bentley, George R., S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, California
Boyd, James R., S/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, Tennessee
Hess, Roger B., Sgt, Survived Crash, POW
Hill, Barley E., Sgt, Texas
Hughes, Hayden T., 1st Lt, Pilot, Iowa
Johnson, Richard H., 1st Lt, Bombardier, Minnesota
Small, Raymond J., T/Sgt, Indiana
Zesut, Walter J., T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, Connecticut
( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )
Note: Entered the service from New York
New York, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77579247
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