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Roy M MacLeod

Military

U. Presb.

A Presbyterian, whom led the Protestant worship service at Thurleigh.

Service

Units served with

  • VIII Air Force Composite Command
  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

Associated Place

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Anaconda, Montana
Died 8 February 1991
Buried National Cemetery in Riverside, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2015 16:58:10 goblue Changes to surname and highest rank
Sources

From daughter and son

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

306th BGA Collection; First Over Germany pg. 14,71,323. / Chaplains' Board / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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