Joseph W Baggs

Military

Object Number - UPL 30399 - HQ ETOUSA Special Orders #238 EXTRACT, 26 August 1943

Flew with the 384th BG from March '43 to November '44. He was recalled into service during the Korean War and reached the rank of Lt. Col. Flew 28 missions.

Original Crew #19 Group Bombardier

DFC w 1/Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster. Pres. Unit Citation w 1/Oak Leaf Cluster and many other ribbons

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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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Winsome Winn II
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mairsy Doats
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Flak House
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Broadway Rose
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 388th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Sissy
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

7 August 1920

Other

Transfer

27 October 1943 Transferred from the 547th BS to the 544th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #129 dated 27 October 1943.

Revisions

Date3 Jun 2015 11:01:43
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details :from:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=4750

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:35
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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