Bovey, Bruce Delmar

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Flight Officer
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Co-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, AAF MOS 1055, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Aviation

Flight Officer


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Martinsburg
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jan 19, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
United Kingdom
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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AAF Pilot Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
USAAF 8th Army Air Force
  1942-1945, AAF MOS 1055, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
FLIGHT OFFICER BRUCE DELMAR BOVEY SON OF NOAH AND ANNETTA BOVEY OF MARTINSBURG WEST VIRGINIA WAS KILLED IN 19 JANUARY 1945 WHEN THE B-24 HE WAS CO-PILOTING CRASHED DURING A SNOW STORM OVER ENGLAND AFTER RETURNING FROM A BOMBING MISSION.  F/O BOVEY ENLISTED IN DECEMBER 1942 AFTER HE WAS  PREVIOUSLY REJECTED FOR NOT WEIGHING ENOUGH (UNDER 120LBS). FLIGHT OFFICER BOVEY SERVED WITH THE 854TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON, 491ST BOMBARDMENT GROUP (HEAVY), 8TH USAAF. IN 1948 BOVEY WAS BROUGHT HOME TO WEST VIRGINIA AND LAID TO REST AT THE ROSEDALE CEMETERY IN MARTINSBURG WEST VIRGINIA.
   
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