Capt. Hugh Bodiford


(J. Zdiarský (www.museum119.cz) 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
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed
Damaged
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
Awards
Memories  
Additional Images Newspaper clipping regarding Hugh Bodiford (R. Light)

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