384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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Purple Hearts Awarded 4 September 1943

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Standing L-R: Judson L. Dacus, William Russell Harry, Ivan Luther Rice, Edmund S. Goulder
Kneeling L-R: Charles C. Carlin, Bruce T. Haley, Wilbert Y K Yee

William Harry (546th) and Ivan Rice (546th) were wounded on 30 July 1943 flying 42-5848 "Patches". They made it home, but the aircraft was shot up so badly it would be scrapped.
Ed Goulder (547th) was wounded on 16 August 1943 on 42-5849 "Hell's Belles II".
Carlin (546th) and Yee (546th) were wounded on the 17 August 1943 Schweinfurt mission on 42-30196 "Sad Sack" with the James Armstrong Crew.
Dacus (547th) was wounded on 16 August 1943 on 42-5843 "Black Ghost" with the Pulcipher Crew.
Haley (547th) was wounded on 12 August 1943 on 42-29768 "Winsome Winn II" with the Willing Crew.

The fates of the seven men were:
Judson L. Dacus, POW, 6 September 1943
William Russell Harry, POW, 14 October 1943
Ivan Luther Rice, KIA, 14 October 1943
Edmund S. Goulder, POW, 1 December 1943
Charles C. Carlin, POW, 6 September 1943
Bruce T. Haley, Completed Tour, 3 February 1944
Wilbert Y K Yee, POW, 6 September 1943
Moved to Duplicates album from the Awards album on 1 Nov 2019 by rfp.

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