Joseph Oliver Brabham

Military

Object Number - UPL 31129 - Orrin Merrill Crew 388th BG - 562nd BS B-17G-65-BO #43-37642 Standing Left to Right" Frank Dykty (FE), Irwin W. Boxer (TOG), Cornelius H....

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-823433
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Jamaica Ginger
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
An airman of the 388th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8146).
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Atlanta, TX, USA 15 February 1923

Other

388th BG Combat Tour

Knettishall, Diss IP22 2TH, UK 17 October 1944 - 30 March 1945 19 missions as RWG 9 missions as TG

Died

3 May 1983

Buried

Atlanta, TX, USA 7 May 1983 Pine Crest Cemetery • Atlanta, Cass County, Texas, USA

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:29
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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