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George E Anthony

Military

Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Frederick Gano

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat mission. ETD ...

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Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102411 'Miss Lace'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Cheyenne 1/3/44; Hunter 21/3/44; Grenier 10/4/44; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-Y/P] Molesworth 30/4/44; battle damaged Berlin 18/3/45 with ?; force landed continent; Salvaged 28/3/45. MISS LACE.

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 22 January 1925
Based Molesworth 1944 – February 1945

Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Enlisted 21 August 1944
End Tour Duty (ETD) England, UK February 1945

Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Died 6 May 1997

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2017 14:04:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/78691093_george_e%20anthony/details/
https://www.fold3.com/image/161283113/?terms=42-102411
http://www.303rdbg.com/rost-ab.html

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