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Kenneth Wayne Hull

Military

Assigned to 389BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Reeder crew. 25 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Dayton Reeder

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 26 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 359th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24561 The Duchess, "Sure Stuff"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-T] Bangor 10/9/42; Molesworth 16/10/42; 59m transferred 1 Base Air Depot (sic),* Burtonwood 7/7/44; Returned to the USA Altus 18/8/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 14/8/45. Over...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Scott County, KS 3 February 1922

Son of Harold and Ethel [Thomas] Hull.

Enlisted Denver, CO 19 September 1942

Denver, Colorado

Based Molesworth August 1943 – December 1943

Assigned to 389BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 7 April 1979
Buried Scott County Cemetery Scott City, Scott County, KS 10 April 1979

Scott County Cemetery
Scott City,
Scott County, Kansas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 May 2021 11:29:44 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/176636393
https://www.fold3.com/record/69330006/kenneth-hull-social-security-death...
https://www.fold3.com/record/84625274/kenneth-w-hull-wwii-army-enlistmen...
http://www.303rdbg.com/359reeder.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41299619/kenneth-wayne-hull

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:00 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://303rdbg.com/rost-hij.html#H

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