Alexander Joseph Guilianelli

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 15002 - Original caption : "A bomber crew of the 96th Bomb Group led by Second Lieutenant Charles Geyer, with their B-17 Flying Fortress." Picture taken on 3...

Alexander was Left Waist Gunner on B-17 # 42-3439 of 96th Bomber Group / 413th Bomber Squadron, shot down 20 October 1943. Missing Air Crew Report - MACR 1018. Killed in Action (KIA). See the Geyer crew page at http://www.aircrewremembered.com/gallery/index.php?/category/5

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Units served with

The insignia of the 96th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 413th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12155334
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 413th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31016678 and O-736630
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 96th Bomb Group 413th Bomb Squadron 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14078651 and O-793406
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 413th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32416220
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 413th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19140382
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 413th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Erie, Pennsylvania, United States 18 July 1942

Died

De Bilt, The Netherlands 20 October 1943 His remains were found in the crash

Born

Pennsylvania, United States
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Buried

Calvary Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States First buried on 23 October 1943 in a cemetery in Apeldoorn, Holland, his remains were repatriated to the United States after the war.

Revisions

Date12 May 2021 07:59:18
ContributorED-BB
Sources

Added website address for the Geyer crew

Date24 Apr 2015 12:20:00
ContributorED-BB
Sources

NARA WWII Enlistment records
MACR 1018

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1018; Snetterton Falcons pg 60 & 76

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