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Gilbert Lamour Ashley

Military

Service

People

  • Richard Dawson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 486th Bomb Group

  • Harvey Miller

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 486th Bomb Group
    Member of Ashley crew

  • Rolland Smith

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 486th Bomb Group
    Member of Ashley crew

  • Daniel Weinman

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 486th Bomb Group
    Member of Ashley crew

  • Thomas Whitfield

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 486th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Sudbury

    Military site : airfield
    Situated between the villages of Great Waldingfield and Acton, the airfield was used by the 486th Bomb Group from March 1944 to August 1945. Facilities for administrative offices for the Combat Wing were also made available here and along with barrack...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Baltimore, MD, USA 3 May 1922
Lived in Kent County, MD, USA 1942
Enlisted Baltimore, MD, USA 26 January 1942
Shot Down/Captured Pyongyang, Pyongyang, North Korea 29 January 1953

Shot down in the Korean Was while flying B-29A of the 19th BG.

Died North Korea 30 January 1954

Died while in captivity. Presumed dead as of this date.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2016 00:33:26 466thHistorian Changes to awards
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Date Contributor Update
17 January 2016 00:27:10 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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