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Fred Borman Jr

Military

Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Stanley Bond

    Military | Private | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME(2 battle stars).

  • Clarence Gill

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane Armorer-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edward Healy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot / Pilot | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Holbrook

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Middleton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator - Mechanic Gunner, AAF | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Moore

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Palcich

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS, 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Leonard Payne

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Armorer-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harvey Shepherd

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane Armorer-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 battle stars).

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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. ...

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50291 Classy Chassis II

    B-24 Liberator
    Classy Chassis II was one of two refurbished B-24 heavy bombers, being made ready for delivery when it departed Base Air Depot 2 (BAD2) at Warton on a test flight. ...

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Massachussetts, USA 1922

Son of Fred Sr and Edith H [Bremner] Borman.

Enlisted Boston, MA 5 November 1942

Boston, Massachusetts

Based Eye 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Boston, MA 25 January 1986
Buried Knollwood Memorial Park Canton, Norfolk County, MA 27 January 1986

Knollwood Memorial Park
Canton,
Norfolk County, MA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2019 17:58:33 Al_Skiff Changes to suffix, nickname, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32183109
https://www.fold3.com/record/83402318-fred-borman-jr
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127030289/fred-borman

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2019 15:32:12 FBorman Changes to middlename and suffix
Sources

Fred Borman III

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2018 20:14:03 FBorman Changes to nickname
Sources

Fred Borman III

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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