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Tom Bell

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

Events

Event Location Date
Awarded the Silver Star 2 May 1944
Wounded in action Austria 10 May 1944

Severely wounded by a burst of flak in a mission over Austria and was awarded the purple heart.

donated his war artifacts to museum Wyoming, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2015 15:12:44 jdossetter Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events and unit associations
Sources

https://wyomingoutdoorcouncil.org/2014/08/01/wyoming-outdoor-council-fou...
http://county10.com/2014/08/06/lander-historian-war-hero-tom-bell-honore...

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