PFC Gordon P Bullock

Birth
Colorado, USA
Death 30 Jun 1943 (aged 23–24)
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56754654 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until January 21, 1946.

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Gordon served as a Private First Class and Gunner on B-24D (#42-40254), 370th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Los Angeles County, California prior to the war.

Gordon was a member of the National Guard when he was called into active Army service on March 3, 1941, prior to the war. At that time he was noted as being employed as a Office Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Gordon was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 did not return to base after a ship searching mission during the war. It is believed that they were shot down by 251st Kōkūtai J1N1 Irving piloted by Satoru Ono. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 20914045

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-40254:

Adelman, Seymour L ~ S/Sgt, Engineer, NJ
Avery, James O ~ Sgt, Gunner, LA
Bullock, Gordon P ~ Pfc, Gunner, CA
Fanning, John E ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Foss, Richard M ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, IL
Furtwangler, Robert N ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, MI
Graff, Leonard R ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, NY
Guiberson, Nathaniel G, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, TX
Scamman, George E ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, ME
Ventura, Robert J ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, TX

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: MAJ Jimmy Cotton
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56754654
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Gordon P Bullock (1919–30 Jun 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56754654, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by MAJ Jimmy Cotton (contributor 48803557) .