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George E Bair

Military

Killed in mid-air collision

Service

People

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Stansted Mountfitchet

    Military site : airfield
    Today, Stansted is one of the busiest airports in Britain. During the Second World War, instead of airliners delivering passengers, Stansted Moutfitchet’s aircrews in their B-26 Marauders attacked Nazi targets, paving the way for D-Day and the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pittsburgh, PA 3 May 1917
Enlisted Trenton, NJ 6 February 1941
Died Theydon Mount, Essex, UK 8 March 1944

KIA when the B-26 he was flying in collided with another 344th BG B-26 while forming up for a mission. All on board both a/c were KIA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2021 21:43:57 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/3147/images/41226_24214...
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/154028519/person/292079...

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 12:34:51 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.aviationmuseum.co.uk/b_26.htm

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