Cecil A Gilbert

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 42100362

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Longbranch, Washington, USA

Died

1944-07-07

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Hollland 1944-07-07

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:17
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7227 / MACR 7227 & Page 276 of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 458bg.com / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database