Errol Bailey

Military

Shot down 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42-38055, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Connections

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38058532 at enlistment, then O-804591
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-752653/O-752633
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

10 September 1990

Born

Parkdale, Oregon, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 27 May 1944

Revisions

Date1 Jul 2021 13:21:32
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 5298

Date12 Feb 2021 22:34:12
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:17
ContributorAAM
Sources

1993 457th BGA Roster; MACR 5298 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5298 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database