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Wilbur Eugene Bagby



Units served with

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 489th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date
Born St. Louis, Missouri 23 August 1921
Lived in Robertson, Missouri 16 February 1942

Student at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN

Enlisted Indianapolis, Indiana 10 June 1942
First 340th BG Combat Mission Pantelleria, Italy 7 June 1943

Gun emplacements

20th Combat Mission Randazzo, Italy 8 August 1943
40th Combat Mission Gaeta, Italy 23 October 1943
Final 340th BG Combat Mission Anzio, Italy 20 February 1944
Died Alton, Missouri 19 December 2009


Date Contributor Update
07 December 2021 02:58:17 466thHistorian Changes to service number

Date Contributor Update
07 December 2021 02:55:31 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations