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Curtis Norman Mozley

Military

Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. He was an Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and command pilot for 28 years.

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 x Battle Stars).

Service

People

  • Kenneth Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Thomas Cassidy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 33 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • John Conway

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 16 x combat missions. Injured on Frankfurt mission. Flew with 'Mozley's Mob' 9-Mar-45 on Mission to Frankfurt, Germany in Aircraft 44-8640 'Section 8' Wounded in Action (WIA) ...

  • Jack Edwards

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

  • William Evans

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars)

  • Robert Johnson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 31 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAM

  • Gerald Lane

    Military | Sergeant | Airborne Voice Interpreter | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 17 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Chowhound mission to Utrecht, Netherlands in B-17 44-8640; crashed into English channel. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

  • Joseph Perdeck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

  • Lyle Wykert

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Curtis Mozley crew. 34 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107154 'Puddles'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 7/3/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-F] Horham 10/4/44; 412BS [QW-F]; with G.L.Ferguson force landed RAF Woodbridge 16/8/44; with M.R. Scott force landed Framlingham AFB 24/12/44; 109m, Returned to the USA...

  • 42-107201 'Worry Bird'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 6/7/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-J] Horham 8/4/44; 121m, Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 43-38317 'Flak Evader'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/7/44; Hunter 2/8/44; Kearney 20/9/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-K] Horham 12/8/44; with J.H. Corbin force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44; 89m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Ypsilanti 23/6/45; 4168 Base Unit,...

  • 44-8640

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 14/11/44; Dow Field 3/12/44; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 4/12/44; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-D] Horham 5/12/44; after 58 missions was Missing in Action Operation Chowhound (6th such mission) 7/5/44 with Lionel Sceurman, Navigator:...

Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Event Location Date
Born 25 October 1921
Enlisted Los Angeles, CA 27 October 1939

Los Angeles, California

Based Horham December 1944 – May 1945

Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF 30 April 1967

Honourable discharge.

Died 7 September 1990
Buried Riverside National Cemetery Riverside, Riverside County, CA 12 September 1990

Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside, Riverside County, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 August 2021 21:53:49 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/75959120/curtis-n-mozley-social-security-de...
https://www.fold3.com/record/85057224/curtis-n-mozley-wwii-army-enlistme...
https://www.fold3.com/record/708206779/mozley-curtis-norman-us-veterans-...
https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/4768
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1016881/curtis-norman-mozley

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2018 15:16:41 Leemozley Changes to highest rank
Sources

I am Curtis' son, Curtis Lee Mozley. My father obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He passed away on Sep 7th,, 1990

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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