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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces 1
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Full Name:
Roland G Bullion 1
Death:
Buried: Buried at: Plot I Row 6 Grave 36<BR>Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<BR>Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 21-Jan-45 1
Death Date: 21 Jan 1945 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot I Row 6 Grave 36 1
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State: Wisconsin 1
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World War II 1

Rank:
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces 1
Service Number:
O-706027 1
Awards:
Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters 1
Regiment:
447th Bomber Squadron, 321st Bomber Group, Medium 1

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321stBG,447thBS, Lt "Rollo" Bullion, KIA 21 Jan.'45

Italy

WAR-DIARY;

 

Sunday, 21 January 1945

447th BS Mission Summary (Ops Order 689/mission 689) Group Mission # 689: Eight plane mission against Lavis Viaduct, Lavis, Italy, on the Brenner Pass line.  Lt. Roland G. Bullion, pilot, was killed by a direct flak hit.  The co-pilot, Lt. Briggs, and Sgt. Perl, engineer, who took the pilot’s seat, did a fine job of bringing the plane back safely.

 

 

 

 

A/C No.  43-27506 Tail # ? “Rebel Devil” Bullion, Roland G. “Rollo”, 1Lt Briggs, Richard G. “Dick”, 2Lt None Gary, Neil F., Sgt Perl, Richard H., Sgt Ruiz, Emigdio (NMI), Cpl Hawthorne, Charles E., Cpl

 

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Barbi Ennis Connolly, 321st Bomb Group Historian PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com

 

 

Pilot, Lt Rollo Bullion, 321stBG,447thBS, KIA

Italy

21 January, 1945

Bullion, Roland G. "Rollo", 1Lt, pilot

(also "Bully" per p9 57th Fall 96 - M3_1996)

(429 1/2 Reid St W, DeFere WI)(NARA - 

20654206 BULLION#ROLAND#G# WI BROWN UC 40)

ARRIVE; 30 August, 1944

KIA 21 January, 1945... by FLAK, CP Lt Dick Briggs 

with the help of a crew Member were able to bring

the ship safety to Home Base. 

 

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