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Eugene Thomas Hagan


Assigned to 544BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Ray Gottfried crew. 31 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.



  • Raymond Gottfried

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 544BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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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. ...

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Sharpsville, PA 21 July 1921

Son of Thomas and Helen Hagan.

Based Grafton Underwood April 1944 – July 1944

Assigned to 544BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Grafton Underwood, UK 3 June 1944

Promoted to Tech Sergeant.

Enlisted Cleveland, OH 24 July 1946

Cleveland, Ohio

Died Dayton, OH 19 February 1995
Buried Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton, Montgomery County, OH 22 February 1995

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio


Date Contributor Update
28 July 2020 08:10:26 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:27 AAM AAM ingest

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