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Robert A Barraclough

Military

Member of Barraclough crew

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x battle stars), American campaign.

Service

People

  • Ellis Beymer

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Barraclough crew. Assigned to 851BS, 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gordon Menveg

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Barraclough crew

  • Harold Perrine

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator - Mechanic Gunner, AAF | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Barraclough crew

  • Glen Potter

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Completed missions on 2/21/45 Member of Barraclough crew Air Medal

  • Paul Romeo

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Barraclough crew

  • Elmer Rylander

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Barraclough crew

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 851st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40466

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 493BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 851BS, 490BG, 8AF USAAF.

Associated Place

  • Eye

    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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2018 12:33:06 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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