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Julius R Bowman

Military

Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #44-10496, Interned (INT).

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Sebastopol, California, USA
Interned (INT) Switzerland 21 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2021 20:21:17 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2021 20:20:00 jmoore43 Changes to biography and events
Sources

Updated the location of the "Interned (INT)" event to Switzerland per info in the "Summary biography".
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7844 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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