Gullion, James Paul, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1035-Bombardier
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 22nd Bombardment Group, Medium
Service Years
1942 - 1944
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fulbright/Paris, Texas
Last Address
Nadzab, New Guinea

Casualty Date
Apr 16, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Papua New Guinea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 60 Site 8350

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 Unit Assignments
408th Bombardment Squadron22nd Bombardment Group, Medium
  1943-1944, 408th Bombardment Squadron
  1943-1944, 22nd Bombardment Group, Medium
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-25 Mitchell  B-24 Liberator  
  1943-1944, B-25 Mitchell1
  1944-1944, B-24 Liberator
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His B-24J was returning from a bombing mission when it was lost due to bad weather. In 2002 remains of the aircraft and crew were found and his remains were identified in 2006. His remains, along with those of his crewmates, were buried in Arlington. He is also memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Philippines.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:

https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-100225.html 



https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56749177/james-p-gullion



https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15313923



https://www.abmc.gov/node/517693#.WtUhHmbGyF0 



http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/606551/airmen-missing-in-action-from-wwii-are-identified-paschal-giugliano-gullion-reh/ 



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