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James T Duvall

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Service

Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 415th Air Service Group

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

  • Istres, France

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Grafton Underwood, Kettering NN14, UK 19 May 1945

Assigned to the 415th Air Service Group, Headquarters and Base Service Squadron at Grafton Underwood with duties as the Group Chaplain. Chaplain Duvall subsequently transferred with the 415th Air Service Group to Istres, France, Station #195 in June 1945.

Died Loveland, CO, USA 11 November 1999

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2017 02:57:41 bombercommand Changes to role and events
Sources

398th Bomb Group Memorial Association Newsletter Vol. 15 No 1

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2017 02:28:42 bombercommand Changes to events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

2017-08-18 information from duplicate AAM file https://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/112666 was consolidated with this file.

415th Air Service Group Station 106 Special Orders #10 dated 20 May 1945.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

8th AF News, September 2000

398th History, Vol 1 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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