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Ronald Ackerley


Flew 45 combat missions. Some were aboard 'Clay Pidgen', a B-24

distinquished flying cross air medal oak leaf with four clusters european theatre of operations ribbon two bronze stars for major engagements and others


Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Tarrytown, New York 24 February 1917
Died 4 November 1998
Buried Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, New York


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:28 AAM AAM ingest

Birsic, 31 July 1944 Roster AAF #124 / relative:Edward Ackerley / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia