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Vincent Robert Bullard

Military

Service

People

  • Foster Ailor

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • Melvin Daiss

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Nose Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • Louis Deputy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard Crew Member of Primus Crew

  • John Gaskell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • Fredrick Greggs

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • Glenn Ladd

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • Hubert Myers

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • William Shiffer

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer; Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    William J. Shiffer, flying on a bombing mission out of Eye on 1 September 1944, was one of 3 airmen to survive a mid-air collision over France between two USA bomber planes. Member of the Kirklin crew; lead crew. The squadron was returning home from a...

  • Clarence Stringert

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Bullard crew

  • William Vinal

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 490th Bomb Group
    36 missions. Flew in 'Yankee Maid. ' 5 AM/ 2 DFC

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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. ...

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, NY 27 April 1921
Enlisted Bronx, New York October 1940

1237 Woodycrest Avenue

Died 11 December 1982
Buried Long Island National Cemetery 14 December 1982

Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot
2B, 81

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2020 00:30:30 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=19379275...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2626594/vincent-r.-bullard

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History

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