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William L Granbery III

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 801st Bomb Group

    801st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 801st Bomb Group was established as part of the Eighth Air Force in late March 1944 to carry out 'Carpetbagger' missions. These were night missions over France and other parts of occupied Europes to support resistance forces by dropping in agents,...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 29 March 1920
Prisoner of War (POW) 1944 – 1945

Held at Buchenwald and later Stalag Luft III

Missing in Action (MIA) England 5 July 1944
Died 12 March 2001

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2020 19:55:01 EThomasWood Changes to nickname, service number, events and media associations
Sources

Info and image furnished by family.

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2020 04:28:48 jmoore43 Changes to surname, middlename and suffix
Sources

Corrected the name by moving the last name from the middle name field to the last name field and moving "III" to the suffix field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6774 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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