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Paul Abrams Galloway

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

  • 414th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24406 'All American'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 92BG Bangor 13/7/42; transferred 414BS/97BG Polebrook 6/42; Maison Blanche, Alg. 13/11/42; Tafaraoui, Alg. 22/11/42; Biskra, Alg. 25/12/42; on Tunis mission was rammed by Me109G 1/2/43 almost slicing rear fuselage and tail of plane off; made...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 6 August 1917
Enlisted Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA 30 November 1940
Buried Walstonburg, Greene County, North Carolina, USA 2011

Walstonburg Cemetery

Died Walstonburg, Greene County, North Carolina, USA 27 November 2011

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2021 20:06:50 jmoore43 Changes to middlename, service number and highest rank
Sources

Added Highest rank and S/N per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 94996855.

Date Contributor Update
02 October 2019 17:56:33 jmoore43 Changes to role and events
Sources

Aded birth, death & burial per Find-a-grave MEMORIAL ID 94993452. Added enlistment data per record on Ancestry.com.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

97th Bomb Group Association, Inc., Roster - June 1, 2000 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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