David Ceely Updated: 08 JUN 2015
Airman: e777947.htm Surname: Ceely Init: D Rank: S/Sgt Service: USAAF Sqdn: 561
P_link: p248.htm Plane: B17 4231084 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea
Crash_d: d201243 Buried_d: e777c C_link: e777c.htm At_Next: NO - CAM
"Under et bombetogt den 20. december 1943 med Bremen som mål så man fra formationen kl. 12.12, at et B-17 fly sakkede bagud med kroppen i flammer.
Flyets bombekaster, T.L. Toolin, drev i land som
lig ved Emmerlev Klev (måske omkring
her) og blev den 21. juli 1944 begravet på kirkegården
Staff Sergeant David Ceely var Left Waist
B17 42-31084. (Kilde: AOD)
"During a bombing raid targeting Bremen on 20 December, 1943 a B-17 was seen from the formation falling behind with the fuselage in flames.
The body of bombardier T.L. Toolin was washed
ashore at Emmerlev Klev (maybe about
here). On 21 July 1944 he was buried in the
Staff Sergeant David Ceely was the Left
Waist Gunner of
B17 42-31084. (Source: AOD)
1 airman from B17 42-31084 was buried in Højer, Denmark. Now 2 are buried in BELGIUM and 2 in the USA. 5 airmen have no known grave.
a drawing of the crew
of a B-17,
Photo of a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk and
B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition and the story of a Ball