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Jose Reis Felix Jr

Military

Bombardier of B-24D 41-11613 "The Blue Streak" of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C and crew went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 514th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born 20 August 1918

Son of Jose Reis Felix Sr.

Enlisted New Bedford, MA 16 September 1940

New Bedford, Massachusetts

Lived in New Bedford, MA, USA 1942

New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.

Discharged USAAF 22 December 1945

Honourable discharge

Died 5 November 1995
Buried Massachusetts National Cemetery Bourne, Barnstable County, MA 9 November 1995

Massachusetts National Cemetery
Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 09:48:46 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/85132868/world-war-ii-army-enlistment-recor...
https://www.fold3.com/record/706909392/u-s-veterans-gravesites-ca-1775-2...
https://www.fold3.com/record/618439400/u-s-department-of-veterans-affair...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/642386/jose-reis-felix#
Removed # from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consistency

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2020 02:27:15 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 18:21:48 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://texashistory.unt.edu

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