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George Albert Carter

Military

The combat missions listed in this bio were gleaned from 489th BS mission records/load lists. They do not represent his complete list of combat missions.

Service

People

  • William Brassfield

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    William Herbert Brassfield earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He worked in the manned spaceflight program. He retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel.

  • Paul Eller

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 340th Bomb Group
    The combat missions listed in this bio were gleaned from 489th BS records/load lists. They do not represent his total combat mission list.

  • George Fitch

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    The missions listed in his bio were gleaned from mission records/load lists for the 489th BS. The missions listed are only a portion of the combat missions he flew.

  • Quentin Kaiser

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Gunner | 340th Bomb Group
    The combat missions listed in his bio were gleaned from mission records/load lists. The missions listed do not represent his complete list of combat missions.

  • Ver Keljik

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Norman Moerbe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 340th Bomb Group

  • Walter Riddle

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    The missions listed in his bio were gleaned from 489th BS mission records/load lists. They do not represent his complete combat mission list.

Units served with

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    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

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bentleyville, Pensylvania 13 June 1923
Lived in Gilmore, Pennsylvania 30 June 1942

Worked for Steel City Gas & Coal Company

Enlisted Pittsburgh, PA 20 November 1942
Overseas Tour Alesan Airfield, Corsica 30 April 1944 – 11 January 1945
Combat Mission Chiavari, Italy 12 July 1944

43-27486 9R
P - Brassfield

Combat Mission Tortona, Italy 13 September 1944

43-27544 9Y

Combat Mission Bologna, Italy 16 September 1944

43-27694 9U

Combat Mission Rimini, Italy 17 September 1944

43-4058 9F

Combat Mission La Spezia Harbor, Italy 23 September 1944

43-27486 9R

Combat Mission Magenta, Italy 3 October 1944

43-4062 9G

Combat Mission Casalecchio, Italy 12 October 1944

43-4058 9F

Combat Mission Fornovo, Italy 20 October 1944

43-4058 9F

Combat Mission Padua, Italy 5 November 1944

43-4058 9F

Combat Mission Trento, Italy 6 November 1944

43-27489 9P

Combat Mission Ala, Italy 10 November 1944

43-4058 9F

Combat Mission Faenza, Italy 17 November 1944

43-4062

Died Westland, Pennsylvania 10 September 1969

Killed in a coal mining accident when a wall of sand and rock collapsed on him at Westland Mine.

Buried Hickory, Pennsylvania 14 September 1969

Mount Prospect Cemetery
Hickory, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2022 03:02:26 466thHistorian Changes to events and person associations
Sources

http://57thbombwing.com/340th_History/487th_History/missions/071244_Chia...

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2022 02:16:37 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
25 January 2022 02:15:45 466thHistorian 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

http://57thbombwing.com/340th_History/487th_History/missions/340thMissio...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51082888/george-a-carter
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/3147/images/41226_24214...
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/7467245:2238?tid=&pid=...
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/890611:1967?tid=&pid=&...
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/890611:1967?tid=&pid=&...
https://history.denverlibrary.org/sites/history/files/PAmineRegB1933-197...

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