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John H Galey


Crashed near Gera in B-17 #42-97634, Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Louie Fugazi

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

  • William Reynolds

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

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Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 711th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 17/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 24/3/44; transferred 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 2/11/44 with Capt Bill Reynolds, Maj Wilbur Allen, Capt John Galey, Gus Herith,...


Event Location Date
Born Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 2 November 1944
Died 2 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
19 December 2020 21:46:32 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:08 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10164 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database