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2Lt George P McGee

2Lt George P McGee

Death 2 Nov 1944
Burial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot G Row 2 Grave 18
Memorial ID 56062469 · View Source
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George served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-17G "Paper Doll" #42-106998, 751st Bomber Squadron, 457th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Coos County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

B-17G #42-106998 left station 130 in England on a bombing mission to Bernburg, Germany. They were shot down by German aircraft and crashed near Annarode, Germany during the war.

5 of the crew members were killed and 4 survived the crash and became POW's.

George was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-720688

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Airmen who perished on B-17G #42-106998:

Bow, Graeme L ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, CA
Hibshman, Richard I ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, PA
McGee, George P ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, NH
Robinson, Robert P ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, NJ
Spurrier, Chester L ~ S/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, CA

Airmen who survived from B-17G #42-106998:

Allen, Donald, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot
Bruggeman, John C ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator
Hall, Cheston H ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner
Navarro, Joseph ~ S/Sgt, Right Waist Gunner

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett





  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56062469
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt George P McGee (unknown–2 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56062469, citing Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .