Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...
Military site : airfield
Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...
|Born||Navasota, Texas||28 November 1923|
|Enlisted||Houston, Texas||26 February 1943|
|Died||Texas||10 September 1998|
|Buried||Welcome, Texas||14 September 1998|
Welcome New Salem Lutheran Cemetery
|30 October 2019 01:39:20||466thHistorian||Changes to firstname, service number, highest rank, events and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:08:02||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Liberator Men of Old Buc