Summary

Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army Air Forces 2
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 3
Birth:
23 May 1921 4
1921 1
Wellsville, Allegany, New York 4
New York 1
Death:
20 Nov 1988 3
Wellsville, Allegany, New York 5
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Person:
Gordon Marshall Prior, Sr. 4
Gordon M Prior 1
Level of Education: 1 year of college 1
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 1
Birth:
23 May 1921 4
1921 1
Wellsville, Allegany, New York 4
New York 1
Death:
20 Nov 1988 3
Wellsville, Allegany, New York 5
Burial:
Nov 1998 6
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Andover, Allegany, New York 6
Residence:
Place: Allegany County, New York 1
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Birth:
Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Henyon 4
Father: Lewis Harvey Prior 4
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army Air Forces 2
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 3
Enlistment Date:
21 Jan 1942 1
Army Branch:
Air Corps 1
Army Serial Number:
12051768 1
Enlistment Place:
Hornell New York 1
Enlistment Term:
Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law 1
Release Date:
12 Jan 1946 7
Source of Army Personnel:
Civil Life 1
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Occupation:
Actors and actresses 1
Race or Ethnicity:
White 1
Source Information:
Box Number: 0083 1
Film Reel Number: 1.76 1

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  3. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006 — Contributed by millebr
  4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index — Contributed by millebr
  5. Social Security Death Index — Contributed by millebr
  6. U.S., Find A Grave Index — Contributed by millebr
  7. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File — Contributed by millebr
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Gordon Prior, B-25 Combat Pilot WWII MTO

Italy

Lt Gordon M Prior was a B-25 Combat Pilot during WWII in the Mediterranean Theatre in the 321st Bomb Group (448th BS) on 'Detatched Service" (DS) to Lybia called "Gambut Gambit" which was a G Model Sea Sweep.... after aabout 15 Missions it was decided it was too risky, too many losses and the G-models stayed with the 321st BG while Gordon and a dozen others were transferred fot Combat with the 310th Bomb Group, 381st Bomb Squadron.

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