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George Edward Cramer

Military

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Shuff crew. 23 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Robert Birney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Commanding Officer | 384th Bomb Group
    Bob Birney was assigned to the 547th Bomb Squadron on 5 February 1945 and completed 26 missions between 19 February 1945 and 20 April 1945.

  • George Lesko

    Military | Sergeant | Waist gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Shuff crew. 19 x combat missions. Severely wounded by flak on 22-Mar-45 returning from a mission to Westerholt, Germany in B-17 43-38630. Despite the pilot electing to land in Belgium to get assistance for...

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

Aircraft

  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Prichard, AL 23 February 1924

Son of Marvin E and Mary Cramer.

Enlisted Fort McClellan, AL 5 November 1942

Fort McClellan, Alabama

Based Grafton Underwood February 1945 – April 1945

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Knocke / Le Zoute, Belgium 22 March 1945

Westerholt, Germany mission, 22-Mar-45; flak hit landed on Continent. RTD

Died 21 October 2017
Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Loxley, Baldwin County, AL 27 October 2017

Greenwood Cemetery
Loxley,
Baldwin County, Alabama

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2020 11:06:05 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/604909682
https://www.fold3.com/record/84089526-george-e-cramer
https://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=6952
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/184474565/george-edward-cramer

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=c...

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