SSGT Harry E. Owens


SSGT Harry E. Owens

Missouri, USA
Death 24 Jun 1944 (aged 36)
Valiere, Departement de l'Indre, Centre, France
Burial Clifton Hill, Randolph County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 70049456 View Source
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MISSION 143 -- June 24, 1944. Tours/LaRiche, France.
The following combat crew is Missing in Action:

534th Squadron
2nd Lt. Ramsco, Victor R. P
2nd Lt. Kellum, Richard L.
F/O Chandler, James H.
1st Lt. Stewart, Ray L.
S/Sgt. Cosandier, Paul G.
Sgt. Giddens, Elbert F.
Sgt. Scoggins, Grover L.
S/Sgt. Owens, harry E .
S/Sgt. Waldow, Ernest L.

(Lt. Ray L. Stewart was the only man to survive. He was blown free from
the plane when it exploded. He was wearing a back type parachute, which
was blown open by the explosion.).

The above was found on the website of the 381st Bomb Group (

Bombardier: 1Lt Ray L. Stewart (EVD)

Pilot: 2Lt Victor R. Romasco, Navigator: 2Lt James H. Chandler, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: T/Sgt Elbert F. Giddens, Tail gunner: Ernie Waldow (4 x POWs).

Co-pilot: 2Lt Richard L. Kellum, Radio Operator: T/Sgt Paul G. Cosandier, Ball turret gunner: Sgt Grover L. Scoggins, Waist gunner: S/Sgt Harry E. Owens (4 x KIA).
Contributor: Al Skiff (49788721)

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  • Created by: Nancy Meadows
  • Added: 19 May 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 70049456
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Harry E. Owens (21 Mar 1908–24 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 70049456, citing Mount Carmel Cemetery, Clifton Hill, Randolph County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Meadows (contributor 47219916) .