Morton Carlile Perkins

Military
media-30602.jpeg UPL 30602 Presentation of medal to Lt Morton C Perkin. 303rd Bomb Group, England. 11 May 1945.

Object Number - UPL 30602 - Presentation of medal to Lt Morton C Perkin. 303rd Bomb Group, England. 11 May 1945.

Assigned 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 23 x combat missions. Plane 48316 [Force landed Russia] returned from mission 26-Feb-45 [RTD].



Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 358th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38584509
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner; Togglier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 358th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35759654
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 358th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39309297
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 358th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 358th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33797220
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 26 February 1945

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Kent County, MI, USA 10 March 1922

Enlisted

Detroit, MI, USA 14 December 1942

Died

3 August 1995

Based

Molesworth 20 April 1945 Assigned 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried/ Commemorated

Boulder City, NV, USA Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery Boulder City Clark County Nevada

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