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Alfred Raymond Bouley


Bouley worked for Pratt and Whitney before enlisting in February 1942

On an armed reconnaissance flight over Le Mans on 15 June 1944 Bouley's flight of P-47 Thunderbolts was bounced by FW 190 fighters. Members of his flight reported that they had last heard from Bouley when he had radioed to say he was loosing pressure, and had made an emergency landing in Grandcamp, France.

Bouley was captured and taken Prisoner of War, he was returned to Allied Control at Rennes Military Hospital.


Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron


Event Location Date
Born New Hampshire 21 June 1921
Enlisted New Hampshire 16 February 1942
Crashed Grandcamp, France 15 June 1944
Died Windham, Greene, New York 13 October 2005
Lived in Hudson, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA
Buried Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Ashland, Greene County, New York, USA


Date Contributor Update
22 April 2020 08:55:36 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

MACR NB: The serial number of Bouley's aircraft is wrongly given as 42-7547, which is the S/N for a B-24 Liberator.

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