Greer, Walter, S/Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
748-Airplane Mechanic-Gunner
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1945-1945, USAAF 9th Army Air Force/557th Bombbardment Group
Service Years
1943 - 1946

Staff Sergeant



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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Midlothian, Virginia
Last Address
Midlothian, Virginia

Date of Passing
Jun 08, 2006
 
Location of Interment
Dale Memorial Park - Chesterfield, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Arrived in England December 21, 1944 went over on Queen Mary. They joined the 574thBS of the 391st Bomb Group, 9th Air Force based in Roye AMI France. His crew was comprised of Sam Hamilton, pilot, Jerry Moore, co-pilot, Thomas McEwen, Nav-Bomb, Walt Greer, Engineer, Scotty Holloway, radio operator and Charles Piepenbrink, armorer. He flew with the squadron until they converted to the A-26 Invaders in April 1945. They bombed targets such as Bap Oyenhausen, Worms, Wesel and Celle Germany, specializing in bridge busting and marshalling yards. In April they were transferred to the 323rd Bomb Group 454th Bomb Squadron and then transferred to the 387th Bomb Group 557th Bomb Squadron.
   
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AAF Aerial Gunner Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Basic Training (Biloxi, MS)
 Unit Assignments
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 749, 391st Bomb Group/574th Bombardment Squadron
  1945-1945, USAAF 9th Army Air Force/454th Bomb Squadron
  1945-1945, USAAF 9th Army Air Force/557th Bombbardment Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
University of VirginiaMedical College of Virginia
  1946-1951, University of Virginia
  1951-1955, Medical College of Virginia
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