Ray Eugene Brewer

Military
media-51052.jpeg UPL 51052 "Lt. Fackler and crew of the 303rd Bomb Group beside a Boeing B-17 'Knockout Dropper'. England, 1 April 1944."

Rear L-R: David Fackler, Wallace Paton, Paul Hogan, George Nance.

Front L-R: Harold McIntyre, Ray Brewer, Bert Prendergast, Jerome Schlottmann, Wilbert Pohlman , Bill Tipton.

Object Number - UPL 51052 - "Lt. Fackler and crew of the 303rd Bomb Group beside a Boeing B-17 'Knockout Dropper'. England, 1 April 1944." Rear L-R: David Fackler, Wallace...

Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Fackler crew. 20 missions completed by 5-Jul-44. ETD

Awards: AM, 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 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 13th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32327884 / O-805799
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Knock-out Dropper
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Catlettsburg, KY 1 June 1923 Harlan and Ruby Mae [Bennet] Brewer.

Enlisted

Peoria, IL 19 February 1943 Peoria, Illinois

Died

22 July 1998

Buried

Fairview Cemetery Linton, Greene County, IN 25 July 1998 Fairview Cemetery Linton, Greene County, Indiana

Based

Molesworth Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date8 Jul 2021 08:54:29
ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesChanges to middlename, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:56
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Sources

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

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