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William Riley Gillette

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 4th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 836th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Fostoria, Iowa

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2021 03:42:31 Thpeterson Changes to highest rank
Sources

Grandson

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2021 03:41:37 Thpeterson Changes to middlename, service number, awards and unit associations
Sources

Grandson

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:37 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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