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Bullock Victor Earl

Name:
Victor Earl Bullock
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
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Unit:
780th Bomber Squadron, 465th Bomber Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1944-08-03
State:
Mississippi
Cemetery:
Double Churches Cemetery, Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, USA
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Victor Earl Bullock was born on August 3, 1914. He was the son of Daniel Quinn Bullock and Nora Jane Miller Bullock.

Victor entered the service on August 12, 1942. He served in the 780th Bomber Squadron, 465th Bomber Group, as a Staff Sergeant and crew member on the B-24 #42-78308 during World War II.

On August 3, 1944, his crew took off from Pantanella, Italy, on a bombing mission over Friedrichshafen, Germany. On their return, they were attacked and shot down by German aircraft. His aircraft crashed at Nassereith, Tyrol, Austria. He is commemorated on a plaque in Ehrwald, but his place of crash inscribed is at Biberweir.

SSgt Bullock is now buried in the Double Churches Cemetery, Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, USA.

Source of information: www.findagrave.com, www.tracesofwar.com, "Missing in Action Failed to Return" Book by Nicole-Melanie Goll and Georg Hoffmann