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Houston H Bartley

Military

26 June 1943 : Crashed upon landing in Essex in B-26 #41-31680. Suffered minor injuries.
24 October 1943 : Crash landed in #41-31641 at Gosfield, Essex. Returned to duty.

Service

People

  • Lloyd Allen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 387th Bomb Group
    24 October 1943 Crash landed in #41-31641 at Gosfield, Essex. Returned to duty.

  • Burns Gillespie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 387th Bomb Group
    26 June 1943 : Crashed upon landing in Essex in B-26 #41-31680. Suffered minor injuries. 24 October 1943 : Crash landed in B-26 #41-31641 at Gosfield, Essex. Returned to duty.

  • Cleo Terrio

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier, Navigator | 387th Bomb Group
    Cleo Terrio completed 10 missions over occupied Europe with the 387th Bomb Group. On 26 June 1943 he was involved in a crash landing in Essex in B-26 Marauder #41-31680 due to pilot error and suffered minor injuries. On 24 October 1943, Terrio was...

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Units served with

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 556th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 20 March 1920

Texas

Enlisted 16 September 1940

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Died April 1967

Fort Worth, Texas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2020 13:39:20 ED-BB Changes to service number, biography, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

NARA WWII Enlistment records
SSDI (Social Security Death Index)

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2020 10:58:42 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, firstname, highest rank and biography
Sources

"Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces", Bishop & Hey

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey p. 167

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