1944 — Italy
George A Greeth, Jr.( 19182283 ) was residing in Los Angeles, CA and enlisted at Buckley Field, Denver Colo. on 16 Feb. 1943 directly into the AAC as a PVT in the AC. Born in 1924 in Calif. and completed 4 years of high-school and was still single at enlistment. (Please see his NARA enlistment link under the MAP below on the Left).
S/Sgt George A Greeth (Creeth) 319th Bomb Group, 439th Bomb Squadron, was a B-26 ARM/Gunner and was shot-down 23 Sept. 1944
319thBG,439thBS, S/Sgt George A Greeth, ARM/Gunner MIA /POW
Lt. Earl O Peterson, Pilot of the 319th Bomb Group, 439th Bomb Squad Shot-Down and Lt Peterson was KIA.
B-26 Marauder #42-107555 of the 319th Bomb Group, 439th Bomb Squadron which was shot-down over the target on 23 Sept. 1944. Bombing Mission to Vigevano, Rail Road Bridge, Italy. S/Sgt Greeth was able to bail-out but was captured and became a POW.
********* North African Theatre: Italy, DETAINING POWER; GERMANY
MIA sent to; George A Greeth (Father) at 113 West Arden Avenue, Glendale, CA.
Barbi Ennis Connolly, 319th and 321st BG Historian in the 57th Bomb Wing. PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com