The American Air Museum in Britian website records the following about the 738thh Bomb Squadron:
…trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations, being assigned to Southern Italy at San Giovanni Airfield under Fifteenth Air Force.
Engaged in very long range strategic bombardment of enemy military, industrial and transportation targets. Operations included attacks against such objectives as marshalling yards, aircraft factories, railroad bridges, and airdromes in Italy, Austria, and Romania. Helped to prepare the way for and supported the invasion of Southern France during July and August, 1944. At the same time, expanded previous operations to include attacks on oil refineries and storage facilities, locomotive works, and viaducts in France, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Austria, and the Balkans.
Crew member of B-24 liberator that was shot down while participating in a combat mission to Ferrara, Italy on August 23, 1944. Declared missing in action on that day and then declared killed in action August 24, 1945.