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Grover S Bonsall

Military

BTG, Tucker, A. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS.
Credited with one German fighter damaged on the 27 September 1943 mission.

Service

People

  • Charles Raglin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer | 381st Bomb Group
    June 1943 - March 1944. ETTG, Tucker crew. 381st BG, 534TH BS, 8th AF. Completed 25 missions. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 14 October 1943 mission.

  • Richard Rylands

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 381st Bomb Group
    Bombardier, Tucker crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one German fighter damaged on the 29 July 1943 mission.

  • William Savage

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 381st Bomb Group
    Radio operator, Tucker, A. Crew. 381st BG, 534th BS.

  • Alan Tucker

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Pilot, Tucker, A crew. 381st BG, 534th BS, 8th AF. Completed 25 missions. The aircraft #42-38004 "Ol' Man Tucker" was named after him. The aircraft was lost 19 April 1944 with the Rayburn crew on a mission to Eschwege, Germany.

  • Daniel Vina

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Tail gunner. 381st BG, 534th BS. Credited with one German fighter damaged on the 27 September 1943 mission. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 4 October 1943 mission.

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 104

    27 September 1943
    The industrial areas of Emden, Germany are the targets for this two-element mission. The first element is a combined force of 141 B-17s despatched from 3rd Bomb Division and include the 94BG (19); 95BG (22); 96BG (21); 100BG (20); 385BG (18); 399BG (20...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2017 02:25:46 ARowe95 Changes to awards and person associations
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Date Contributor Update
15 December 2017 03:10:01 ARowe95 Changes to highest rank, biography, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

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