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Eugene Pressley Brassfield


Eugene Brassfield was the brother of US Navy fighter ace, Arthur Brassfield


Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force

    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 86th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Browning, MO 11 February 1919
Lived in Salem, OR 16 October 1940

1070 S. Commercial

Died Salem, OR 27 September 2004
Buried Salem, Oregon 1 October 2004

Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum
Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
McKenzie Terrace


Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 02:30:01 466thHistorian Changes to middlename

corrected middle name per daughter, Debbie Doran

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2021 20:06:53 466thHistorian Changes to awards

added awards

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2021 20:33:30 466thHistorian Changes to biography, events, unit associations and place associations

Debbie Doran, daughter

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2021 03:37:07 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events and unit associations