Cpl. Gilmore F. Lunsford, ASN 13033808

Airplane Sheet Metal Worker

10th Air Force / 305th Air Service Group / 323rd Air Service Squadron
(Serviced the 7th Bomb Group's Combat Squadrons from Ondal, India)

Enlisted: 31 Dec 41

In Theater: 30 Nov 42 - 7 May 45

European-African-Middle Eastern Badge   Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/1 Bronze Star

1 Service Stripe   5 Overseas Service Stripes

(Images/Info Courtesy of Gilmore F. Lunsford, Jr.)

Cpl. Lunsford, 2nd from right

(Above, From FOLD3.COM) Repair crew of the 305th Service Group, which was flown to the British Advanced Fighter Base in Chittagong, India to repair a Consolidated B-24 of the 9th Bomb Squadron, poses beside the plane. The Liberator had been forced to land at the base after it was severely damaged during a raid on Heho Burma, on 11 November 1943. (Read the details of the heroic efforts of this B-24's crew - HERE.)

Kneeling, L-R:
Cpl. Gilford Lunsford, SSgt. Beasley, Cpl. J.N. Adams, TSgt. C.K. Wilson, Sgt. W.J. Harkins

Standing, L-R:
TSgt. G.A. Miller, SSgt. C.H. Smith, 1st Lt. Irwin F. Klamm, SSgt. S.S. Smith, TSgt. Townsend

Standing, L-R: SSgt. Beasley, Cpl. Lunsford, Sgt. Harkins, TSgt. Miller, Lt. Klamm

Front, L-R: TSgt. Wilson, Cpl. Adams, SSgt. C.H. Smith, TSgt. Townsend, SSgt. S.S. Smith

Photo Collection of Cpl. Gilmore F. Lunsford

Cpl. Lunsford's Find-A-Grave.com Memorial

492nd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel