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George J Becker

Military

Ditched in Channel in B-24 #44-40053, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40053 Sweat'er Gal

    B-24 Liberator
    It was the last day (18/06/1944) for the 858th Bomb Squadron to fly combat. The staff received their official transfer orders the next day to become the 8th Air Force Composite Command at Cheddington, England. Their new assignment had them working with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Long Island, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 18 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2021 22:09:21 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added S/N per MACR 8235 at Fold3.com.
SOURCE: https://www.fold3.com/image/28676019

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2021 21:13:54 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2015 16:29:49 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename and biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
MACR 8235

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8235 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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