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John Francis Gavarny

Military

Completed a 35 mission combat tour. See Rolland H. Bushner entry for list of missions.

Service

People

  • Rolland Bushner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 25th Bomb Group
    Missions: 1944 - Aug 9 Saarbrucken; 12 Mourmelon sur Marne; 14 Dole/Tauaux/ 16 Madgeburg; 24 Hanover; 26 Dulmen; 30 Mainz; Sep 9 Mainz; 10 Ulm; 11 Madgeburg; Oct 5 Lippstadt; 7 Madgeburg; 9 Koblenz; 22 Hamm; 26 Bottrop; 30 Hamburg; Nov 5 Karlsruhe; 10...

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Jersey, USA 28 August 1922
Lived in Essex County, NJ, USA 1942
Enlisted Newark, NJ, USA 29 May 1942
Died Clark, NJ, USA 2 February 2011
Buried Wrightstown, NJ, USA 6 February 2011

Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Wrightstown
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: R2 3545

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2015 21:19:59 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2015 21:19:03 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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