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Robert Greene Bice Jr

Military

Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Steve Bialas

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 18BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Jack Blackham

    Military | Master Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived 7-Jun-44 mission in B-24 42-94911 'Sweet Sioux'; enemy intruder A/C followed bomber stream back to base, shooting down A/C. Crashed off base near Wetheringsett, Baled out. Returned to Duty (RTD) ...

  • Carroll Forister

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 34th Bomb Group
    Graduated Radio School in Sioux Falls, SD September 1943. Graduated Aerial Gunnery School in Laredo, TX October 1943. B-24 training-Blythe, CA from December 1943 to April 1944. Assigned to 34th BG, aircrew member of B-24 based at Mendlesham. Completed...

  • John Golden

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived 7-Jun-44 mission in B-24 42-94911 'Sweet Sioux'; enemy intruder A/C followed bomber stream back to base, shooting down A/C. Crashed off base near Wetheringsett, Baled out. Returned to Duty (RTD) ...

  • Ken Humphrey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived 7-Jun-44 mission in B-24 42-94911 'Sweet Sioux'; enemy intruder A/C followed bomber stream back to base, shooting down A/C. Crashed off base near Wetheringsett, Baled out. Returned to Duty (RTD) ...

  • William Reschke

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived 7-Jun-44 mission in B-24 42-94911 'Sweet Sioux'; enemy intruder A/C followed bomber stream back to base, shooting down A/C. Crashed off base near Wetheringsett, Baled out. Returned to Duty (RTD) ...

  • Francis Rowley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot / Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived 7-Jun-44 mission in B-24 42-94911 'Sweet Sioux'; enemy intruder A/C followed bomber stream back to base, shooting down A/C. Crashed off base near Wetheringsett, Baled out. Returned to Duty (RTD). Co-pilot and...

  • Volney Snyder

    Military | 34th Bomb Group

  • Arnold Woelfel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 4th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40458 'Picadilly Tilly'

    B-24 Liberator
    Transferred from the 861BS, 493BG, 8AF. Assignments in 34th BG - 391st BS, 7th BS and 4th BS. Later transferred to the 828BS, 485BG, 15AF where it was lost in Italy 2-Mar-45 - MACR 12710

Associated Place

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alabama, USA 20 July 1920

Son of Robert Greene Sr and Curtie T Bice .

Based Mendlesham June 944 – October 1944

Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF.

Enlisted Atlanta, GA 9 January 1943

Atlanta Georgia

Died Smyrna, GA 8 April 1999

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2019 13:03:14 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/646455559
https://www.fold3.com/image/646455557
https://www.fold3.com/record/30336439-robert-g-bice
https://www.fold3.com/record/83994790-robert-g-bice-jr
http://valortovictory.tripod.com/crews/Bice.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:27 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 34th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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