Bedford B King

Military

Bedford B King served as a ball turret gunner with the 389th Bomb Group out of Hethel. He was shot down on 20 December 1943 in B-24 41-28589. He was taken as a Prisoner of War (POW).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Chickasha, Oklahoma

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

North Sea 1943-12-20

Enlisted

Sacramento, CA, USA 1942-08-30

Died

Stateline, NV 89449, USA

Revisions

Date4 Oct 2016 15:15:37
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Correspondence with Leslie J. Fells

Date3 Oct 2016 16:31:17
ContributorLucy May
Date27 Sep 2014 18:04:20
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1972 / MACR 1972, 389th BG Roster / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database