Gail Byron Cox

Military

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Majeske crew. 34 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-758470
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-771995
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: MOS 1035 - Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Lawson, Ray County, MO 1923-03-20 Son of Rouel and Opal Grace [Denton] Cox.

Died

Lawson, Ray County, MO 2006-10-23

Buried

Lawson Cemetery, Lawson, Ray County, MO 2006-10-26 Lawson Cemetery Lawson, Ray County, Missouri

Based

Grafton Underwood Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Enlisted

Kansas City, MO