James R. Gee

James R. Gee12/10/1924-2/21/1945, Age 20

Mr. Gee was from Keego Harbor, MI.  He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.  He was a nose gunner in a B-24 bomber attached to the 461st Bomb Group, 766th Bomber Squadron.  He was missing in action on 2/21/1945.  He was on a bombing mission to Vienna, Austria when the aircraft was apparently hit by anti-aircraft fire.  The aircraft was last seen heading towards Russian lines with two engines out.  The aircraft and the 10-member crew have never been located.  His name is on the Wall of the Missing in Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France.