Julian J Gurbindo

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in Action (KIA) in B-17 #43-38665 on 14 January 1945.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 351st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Amatol
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 510th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Kentucky Babe aka Ain’t it Gruesome
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: El Conquistador
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 510th Bomb Squadron
Ground personnel of the 351st Bomb Group work on a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29948) nicknamed "Jennie". Written on slide casing: 'Jennie, 351 BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Jennie
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 510th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nobody's Darlin
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 510th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Fresno, California, USA 20 June 1921

Enlisted

Presido of Monterey, California 3 January 1942

Died

14 January 1945

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 14 January 1945

Buried/ Commemorated

Golden Gate National Cemetery

Revisions

Date
Contributorjessieelizsmith
Changes
Sources

351st.org website. List includes all missions flown with the 351st Bomb and the planes Julian was on.

Date
Contributorjessieelizsmith
Changes
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Family records of the Gurbindo/Orgambide/Smith family

Date
Contributorjessieelizsmith
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VA » National Cemetery Administration » Nationwide Gravesite Locator
https://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/index.html

National Cemetery Administration
Nationwide Gravesite Locator
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1. GURBINDO, JULIAN J
SGT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF DEATH: 01/14/1945
BURIED AT: SECTION O SITE 995 Click to view the cemetery map
GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY
1300 SNEATH LANE SAN BRUNO, CA 94066
(650) 589-7737

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ContributorEmily
Changes
Sources

Brought together information from duplicate record to include information drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.351st.org/ken.harbour/

Further information from Enlistment Record and Find A Grave

Date
ContributorAAM
Changes
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11723 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database