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Henry Leopold Gregorich

Military

WWII Victory Medal Service Lapel Button

WWII European African Middle Eastern Medal with 3 service bronze stars

Air Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters.

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97105 Paper Doll

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Selfridge Fld 3/2/44; Dorval 4/3/44; Assigned RAF [HB-768]; transferred 561BS/388BG Knettishall 13/3/44; Missing in Action Parchim 7/4/45 with Lew Hickman, Arnold Wolf, Cawthorn Perdue, Albt Vawter, Herman Meyer (5 Prisoner of War); John...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 15 November 1921
Died 14 June 1983

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2020 14:20:36 decwriter Changes to highest rank
Sources

NARA files for Air Medal show Second Lieutenant, but more than likely he separated as a First Lieutenant.

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2020 14:18:41 decwriter Changes to service number and awards
Sources

NARA files verified officer number and AM w/5 oak leaf clusters.

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2020 01:26:17 GregK4Henry Changes to nickname
Sources

Greg Kyle, his great-nephew.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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