Wilbur V Gee

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 49171 - 2nd Lt Wilbur V Gee Jr, 303BG

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Ur-Neck-Stevens', Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868

Awards: PH

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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 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-799811
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bow-Ur-Neck Steves
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Jersey City, New Jersey, USA 1922-06-25 Son of Wilbur V Sr and Alice [Wilson] Gee.

Died

Fischbach, Germany 1944-05-11 Shot down 11-May-44 in B-17 42-97260 'Bow-Ur-Neck-Stevens', Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4868

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

Molesworth 1944-05-11 Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St. Louis County, MO Re-Interred Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri

Revisions

Date20 Apr 2021 13:15:08
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Removed # from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consistency.
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/37586758/wilbur-v-gee

Date20 Apr 2021 03:24:16
Contributorjmoore43
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Added punctuation to the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.
Added a "-" to the S/N to aid clarity & consistency.

Date11 May 2020 05:16:25
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:21
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4868 / MACR 4868, Roster / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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