Norris Milton Olson

Military

Object Number - UPL 52123 - Sgt Ollie Olson, BTG

Ollie Olson was a ball turret gunner flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 385th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19121453
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2069353
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O2071330
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14190692
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Armorer Gunner (612) / Rt. Waist Gunner / Togglier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35584799 / O-2074747
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Norman County, MN 1926-01-14 Son of Waldemar Olson.

Enlisted

Fort Snelling, MN 1944-05-29 Fort Snelling, Minnesota

Buried

Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Little Falls, Morrison County, MN 1994-11-05 Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota

Died

Saint Cloud, MN 1994-11-02

Based

Great Ashfield Assigned to 548BS, 385BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Discharged USAAF

1946-06-08 Honourable discharge.

Revisions

Date18 Sep 2021 15:21:14
ContributorDricharlo
Sources

Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham and taken from the 385th BG official reels located at Maxwell Air Force Base.

Date18 Sep 2021 00:16:36
ContributorDricharlo
Sources

Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham and taken from the 385th BG official reels located at Maxwell Air Force Base.

Date18 Sep 2021 00:15:19
ContributorDricharlo
Sources

Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham and taken from the 385th BG official reels located at Maxwell Air Force Base.

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