Alfred Philip Marshall
Sgt 11114505 615th
1923 - 1944
Left Waist Gunner onboard 42-37809 (Carolina Queen)
Alfred was born 1923, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
In Oct 28, 1942 he enlisted to the aircorps.
In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His last mission, Jan 11, 1944, Target: Oschersleben, the plane was attacked by 2 enemy fighters.
Unfortunately, Alfred was killed
He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal
In 1944, when Alfred died on the age of 20 he left behind his family :
His father, John M Marshall, age 51
His mother, Celia Marshall, age 42
His brother, Frances F Marshall, age 21
His sister, Lila S Marshall, age 15
His sister, Ann Marshall, age 13
Mission to Oschersleben, germany, plane was attacked by 2 enemy fighters and exploded
Told by 2nd Lt. John Lane Peck , Co-Pilot.
- Name of crew member : Marshall , Alfred Philip
- Rank : Sgt.
- Serial number : 11114505
- Position : Left Waist Gunner.
- Did he bail out ? : I do not know.
- If not, why not ? : I do not know.
- Last contact just prior to loss of plane ? : Approximately 45 minutes prior to leaving ship ( interphone ).
- Was he injured ? : I do not know.
- Where was he last seen ? : Prior to takeoff.
- Any heresay information ? : German intelligence at Dulag Luft read off a list of the crewlisting him as dead.
- Any explanation of his fate ? : Seems very likely to me , that due to consistent fighters attacks he was killed
by their guns while at his post.
- Total number of missions of above crew member ? : I do not know.
- Date and destinations if possible ? : I was not a member of the crew except for its final mission.
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