Cpl. George A. McRory, ASN 31312386

Radio Operator / Nose Gunner - Jacobus Crew

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 493rd Bombardment Squadron

Entered Service: 27 Jan 43    Separated: 11 Jan 46

To Theater: 27 Aug 44   Arrived: 23 Sep 44

Departed Theater: 7 Dec 45   Arrived USA: 5 Jan 46

Air Medal    Distinguished Unit Badge

Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon    American Theater Campaign Ribbon

Good Conduct Medal     World War II Victory Medal

Expert Gunner Aviation Badge

(Images/Info Courtesy of Jack McRory & 7th BGHF)

Capt. Gene Jacobus & Crew

Back, L-R: Capt. Gene S. Jacobus (P), 2Lt. Ralph H. Knierim (B)
2Lt. Elmer E. Smith (CP), 2Lt. John E. Walseth (N)

Front, L-R: Cpl. Goffey G. Willis (WG), SSgt. Carl E. Blair (E-TT), Cpl. Jerry J. Ribnick (WG)
SSgt. Leon K. Jamison (TG), Sgt. Thomas R. McGuire (BT), Cpl. George A. McRory (RO-NG)

Photo was taken 01 Sep 1944 at Grenier Field, NH before the crew went overseas.

Cpl. McRory at right, with crew's ship.

493rd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel