1st Bombardment Wing General Orders #5 dated 21 August 1943
Military | Brigadier General | Commander
Assumed command of the 1st Bombardment Wing on 27 July 1942. Replaced by Colonel Newton Longfellow on 21 August 1942 per 1st Bombardment Wing General Orders #5 dated 21 August 1942.
Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force Bomber Command
Formerly command pilot. CG VIII Bomber Command 2 December 1942 to 30 June 1943. Awards: SS, WWII Victory, EAME, CBE (Commander British Empire).
Military site : non-airfield
The First Air Division HQ was established at the Grange Hotel, Brampton and very quickly became operational on 15th June 1942 under the command of Colonel Claude E Duncan; on 19th August, Brampton was officially activated as the First Bomb Wing...
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AFHRA REEL B5221, page 449