Carroll Dayle Briscoe

Military

Object Number - UPL 27428 - Capt Carroll D “Dale” Briscoe (ex 306th BG). 2nd tour with 1st Scouting Force.

He reported to group on 15 Jan 1943. He was the 35th Officer to complete 25 missions. Reported on 05 Feb 1945 with the 2AF weather scouts. Retired as a Colonel from the USAF in 1972.

Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (6OLC), LOM, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean Medal.

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-661626
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-790271
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38174915
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12073183
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-661979
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot & Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Audrey Joan of Arc
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 358th Bomb Squadron 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Carroll Jun
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Aerial photography of Honington airfield looking south, the technical site with four C-type hangars and bomb dump are at the top, 21 June 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1589. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: RAF Honington

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Hess, Oklahoma 1921-02-09 Son of Bertha Lee [Gore] Briscoe

Enlisted

Oklahoma City, OK, USA 1941-08-22

Based

Thurleigh 1943-01-15 Assigned to 369BS, 306BG, 8AF USAAF.

Based

Honington 1945-02-05 Special Duty 1st Scouting Force.

Died

Fearrington Village, 69 Trestle Leaf, Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA 2009-02-15

Buried

Revisions

Date7 Dec 2016 04:01:56
Contributorcameronmartz
Sources

I am Col. Briscoe's grandson and have all of his official records.

Date7 Dec 2016 03:54:02
Contributorcameronmartz
Sources

I am Col. Briscoe's grandson and have all of his official records.

Date7 Dec 2016 03:41:07
Contributorcameronmartz
Sources

I am Col. Briscoe's grandson and have all of his official records.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:14
ContributorAAM
Sources

306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition; Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000, First Over Germany pg. 76, 91, 105-108, 145, & 150, 306th BGA Collection, Russell Strong Index Cards, / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pi…

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