Name: Fred M Bodden Jr.
First Name(s): Fred M
Last Name: Bodden Jr.
Place of birth: Florida, Hillsborough Cnty
Rank: 2 Lt Pilot
Company: 513th F Sqdrn
Unit: 406th Fighter Grp 8th AAF
Reported as: FOD
Date of incident: 25-12-1944
Place of incident: Troismont (Bertogne)
note: Aircraft THUNDERBOLT type P-47D-24RE #42-27362 ‘Marty’, took off from its base at Mourmelon-le-Grand, France, for a ground support mission in the area of Salle, Belgium. During this mission the plane of 2 Lt Fred M Bodden Jr. was shot down by German Flak west of Bastogne and crashed near the vicinity of Troismont Bertogne, Belgium..
Destination: Salle, Belgium
Mission: Dive Bombing artillery positions
Unit history of 406th Fighter Group