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George D Farley

Military

Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • James Gott

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Captain James Gott was assigned as the navigator to the 330th Bomb Squadron, the , 93rd Bomb Group, in the 8th Air Force. After completing their required combat missions, the crew of, Hot Stuff, the B-24D, 41-23728, were tasked with flying General...

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Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23728 - Hot Stuff

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, Hot Stuff, was the 1st heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force (93rd Bomb Group, and 330th Bomb Squadron) to complete 25 missions, even though the B-17, Memphis Belle, wears the label of the first 50th mission B-24. Hot Stuff, crashed...

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wellsville, NY 13 February 1911
Based Hardwick 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 5 December 1967
Buried Sacred Heart Cemetery Wellsville, Allegany County, NY 8 December 1967

Sacred Heart Cemetery
Wellsville, Allegany County, New York

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2020 15:42:24 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/83625184-george-d-farley
https://www.fold3.com/record/712760657-farley-george-d
https://www.fold3.com/record/83625184-george-d-farley
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/150204023/george-d.-farley

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2019 19:36:59 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Added "lived in" data per info from the medal award ceremony at the American Air Museum in Britain.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2019 19:32:13 jmoore43 Changes to highest rank and awards
Sources

Added a medal award & his rank from the description at American Air Museum in Britain.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / roster

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