Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Eighth Air Force
North McKenham 492nd Bomb Group
England Crew 715
The Ten Little Indians
Lt Irvan Gains P T/Sgt Archie MacIntyre RO
Lt Thomas Leggett CP S/Sgt Joyce Freeman G
Lt Walter Wyatt N S/Sgt Charles Egan G
Lt Charles Heist B S/Sgt Hullen Thurston G
T/Sgt Clyde Hatley E S/Sgt Robert Atchinson G
This plaque is dedicated to the gallant crew members of the 492nd B.G. who fought and died in the war against Hitler's Nazi Germany. The 492nd B.G. lost more men and planes in a 3 month period than any other 8th AAF Bomb Group. The 492nd Bomb Group was disbanded by the 8th AAF on August 7 1944 because of high battle losses.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
Location. 32° 6.954′ N, 81° 14.246′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least "Stubborn Jean" (here, next to this marker); To The War Time Mothers of America (here, next to this marker); World's Top Mustang Ace (here, next to this marker); Capt. Alfred L. Goodman (here, next to this marker); Merle C. Olmsted (here, next to this marker); 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); 1st Lt. Harlan Leroy Cook (here, next to this marker); Sittin' Pretty (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.