Bean, Henry Randall, TSgt

Fallen
 
 Service Photo   Service Details
24 kb
View Time Line
Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 755-Radio Operator, Army Air Force
Last AFSC Group
Signal (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1943, AAF MOS 755, 306th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1941 - 1943
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Technical Sergeant

 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1917
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Bean, Henry Randall, TSgt.

If you knew or served with this Airman and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Dos Cabezas, Arizona
Last Address
RAF Thurleigh (USAAF 111), Bedfordshire, England

Casualty Date
May 01, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Cause
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Brittany, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II Fallen
  2013, World War II Fallen

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar


Aircrew Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USAAF Schools423rd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy306th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1941-1942, USAAF Schools
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 755, 423rd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 755, 306th Bombardment Group, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1942-1943, B-17 Flying Fortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed when he caught fire, jumped out of his B-17, hit the horizontal stabilizer, and fell to his death. His crewmate, Sgt. Maynard H. Smith, earned the Medal of Honor on this mission.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://www.willcoxrangenews.com/news/article_a5952ea2-a5e8-11e6-b81a-4ff1581d4fd5.html
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/93168 
https://www.abmc.gov/node/545763#.WQca5xjGwUM
http://www.306bg.us/MySQL%20search%20results.php?Lname=bean&Fname=&FNinitial=&Minitial=&Soption=LNO
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
www.homeofheroes.com/wings/part2/06_smith.html
 
   
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011