Capt. Hugh Bodiford

(J. Zdiarský ( from the Dave Jewell collection)

Capt. Hugh Bodiford

338th FS - 28 October 1944 - 06 July 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CL-U "Vivacious Patt"

Mission History

Just about completed his tour when the war in Europe ended.

Mission List

Not Known

Air Scores
Ground Scores
Score Detail 14 January 1945  Do-217 damaged (ground) SE Salzwedel
06 February 1945  Me-110 damaged (ground) Gerolzhofen A/F
10 April 1945  Fi-156 destroyed (air) SE Luneburg
16 April 1945  (2)u/i a/c destroyed (ground) N/Landshut
16 April 1945  He-111 destroyed (ground) N/Landshut
17 April 1945  FW-190 destroyed (air) SE Dresden
Notes From Montgomery, Alabama
17 December 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
27 December 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
01 January 1945 - Flak hit caused fire over Germany, bailed out near Charleville, France.  Returned to unit with his parachute.
15 January 1945 - Awarded 1st Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
15 February 1945 - Awarded 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
26 May 1945 - Promoted from
1st Lieutenant to Captain
Additional Images Newspaper clipping regarding Hugh Bodiford (R. Light)

(L-R) Lts. Lashbrook, Herbst & Bodiford at Wormingford (55th FGA)
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