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John Wayne Morrow

Military

John Morrow served as a pilot with the 434th Fighter Group of the 479th Fighter Group.

Service

Units served with

  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

  • 434th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Wattisham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1938 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Wattisham was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in September 1942. The 68th Observation Group was the first American unit to occupy the station from October to...

  • Wattisham Memorial

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Glen Rose, TX 76043, USA 29 April 1923
Died Cleburne, TX, USA 16 March 1983

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2017 09:38:33 Lucy May Changes to biography
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book THE 479th FIGHTER GROUP, D790.G479, p 212

Date Contributor Update
02 October 2015 20:11:44 jwmorrowtx Changes to middlename, nickname, role and place associations
Sources

Updating profile for Uncle JW

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2015 00:14:08 wchoff Changes to events
Sources

Wayne Tolmachoff

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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