John V Gegoulis

Military

Assigned to 718BS, 449BG, 15AF USAAF. 2 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Mostar, Yugo 14-Jan-44 in B-24 41-28606; A/C hit by bombs form A/C above. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 2070



Awards: PH.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 718th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-749699
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: White Fang
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 718th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Worcester, MA 24 September 1922

Enlisted

Harrisburg, PA 23 July 1941 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Died

Mostar, Yugoslavia 14 January 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Mostar, Yugo 14-Jan-44 in B-24 41-28606; A/C hit by bombs form A/C above. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 2070

Based

Grottaglie 14 January 1944 Assigned to 718BS, 449BG, 15AF USAAF.

Buried/ Commemorated

Notre Dame Cemetery Worcester, Worcester County, MA Re-Interred Notre Dame Cemetery Worcester, Worcester County, MA