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George H Bamford

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 #42109795

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 16 August 1944
Enlisted Detroit, MI, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2015 11:50:27 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7909

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7909 / MACR 7909. Combat Supplement / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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