Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 490th Bomb Group
Member of Bullard crew
The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...
Military site : airfield
Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...
|Born||Forker (Boomer), Missouri||10 November 1916|
|Lived in||Meadville, Missouri||October 1940|
|Died||Bookfield, MO||10 January 1985|
|12 December 2020 00:23:50||466thHistorian||Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, person associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:09:42||AAM||AAM ingest|
490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia