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Oliver Alonzo Morris

Military

Service

People

  • Roy Island

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 562nd Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Knoxville, Tennessee 28 February 1923
Enlisted Tullahoma, TN, USA 27 November 1942

Camp Forrest

388th BG Combat Tour Knettishall, Diss, Suffolk IP22, UK 26 November 1943 – 16 March 1944
Died Tennessee, USA 10 May 1988
Buried Alcoa, TN, USA 13 May 1988

Sherwood Memorial Gardens
Alcoa
Blount County
Tennessee, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2016 05:07:53 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events and place associations
Sources

http://www.388bg.info/servlet/Controller?pageType=photoImage&id=388-P-I-...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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