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George W Harris Jr

Military

Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron on Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #362, as Squadron Commander, per Group Historian memo dated 3 January 1943.
19 combat missions

Service

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...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Saint Louis, MO, USA 14 September 16
Died Texas, USA 16 April 2003

Burial:
Boerne Cemetery
Boerne
Kendall County
Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2015 04:44:15 bombercommand Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

Biographical Directory of the 8th Air Force 1942-1945
384thbombgroup.com
Find A Grave

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2014 02:54:50 bombercommand Changes to suffix and role
Sources

www.384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:16 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=h...

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