Charles P Bailey Sr

Military

Object Number - UPL 24788 - 1LT Charles P. Bailey, Sr. 332nd Fighter Group - 99th Fighter Squadron - 15th AF

Credited with two aerial victories

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Florida, USA 25 November 1918

Other

Graduated Pilot Training/Commissioned

Tuskegee, AL, USA 29 April 1943 Class 43-D-SE

Other

Combat Mission

Rome, Italy 27 January 1944 “At 1425 hours (2:25 p.m.) on the afternoon of Jan. 27, 1944 Lt. Bailey caught an FW-190 headed in the general direction of Rome with a 45-degree deflection shot (from his P-40). The pilot was seen to bail out,” a 99th Squadron Mission Report reads.

Died

DeLand, FL, USA 10 April 2001

Buried

Daytona Beach, FL, USA 14 October 2001 Greenwood Cemetery Daytona Beach Volusia County Florida, USA
Punta Gorda, FL, USA

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