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Harland R Bird

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). Wounded by shells on B-26 mission to Montdidier, France. Died on operating table shortly after return.

Service

Units served with

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Lafayette County, Arkansas
Died 30 October 1943
Buried Arkansas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2020 21:47:49 JMF Changes to unit associations
Sources

JMF

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop & Hey p. 511

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