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Hulet Mack

Military

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regensberg. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • John Barron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regensberg.

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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. ...

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Jones County, TX, USA 16 November 1922

Son of Jesse Alphonse and Jewell [Willis] Mack.

Draft Registration June 1942

Draft registration shows 1st Name ad John, with middle name Hulet. Would seem to have dropped 1st name.

Enlisted Dallas, TX 10 October 1942

Dallas Texas

Based Bungay 1944 – 11 April 1945

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945

Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regensberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

Buried Simmons Cemetery Cash, Hunt County, TX April 1949

Re-Interred
Simmons Cemetery
Cash,
Hunt County, Texas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2020 16:53:52 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/319043065
https://www.fold3.com/image/625077063
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25638053/hulet-mack

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2020 03:53:45 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Added a location for the Buried event.

Date Contributor Update
03 August 2020 08:24:21 Al_Skiff Changes to biography and events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25638053/hulet-mack

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2020 21:21:51 decwriter Changes to awards
Sources

NARA files verified AM w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2020 21:13:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" (Regensberg misspelled).

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2019 08:39:01 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/319043065
https://www.fold3.com/record/84860390-hulet-mack
https://www.fold3.com/image/310952982?rec=300715027
https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Apr1945O.htm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25638053/hulet-mack

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 16:16:56 usxpat Changes to service number, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 25638053
http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th Unit History / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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