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Jerry T Lakes



Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron

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...


Event Location Date
Born Ohio, USA 1920
Enlisted Cincinnati, OH, USA 8 January 1943

Residence: Butler County, Ohio
Private, Branch Immaterial

Assigned Grafton Underwood NN14, UK 11 July 1944 – 5 September 1944

Assigned & Joined from the 91st Bombardment Group effective 11 July 1944 per 544th Squadron Morning Report 12 July 1944.

Transferred in grade to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594 on 5 September 1944 per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report.


Date Contributor Update
16 June 2017 01:21:48 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:11 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /