Tribute to My Grandfather - Frederic N. Hernandez

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 492nd Bombardment Squadron

TSgt. Leo J. Ullman, 12084339, Radio Operator - Mead Crew

Enlisted: 21 Jul 41    Killed In Action: 21 Nov 44

Air Medal

TSgt. Ullmann was the radio operator on B-24J #44-40811, assigned to the 10th Air Force. They were part of a twelve plane formation that departed Madhaiganj, India to knock out the Geang Luang bridge in Burma. Right after bombing the target from about 300 feet the plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire on the left wing, which caught fire. The plane drifted to the left, lost altitude and crashed 25 miles southwest of Bhre, Thailand. All aboard were killed.

7th BG Personnel