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Melvin Henry Albright


Promoted to Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #144 dated 15 November 1943.


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...

  • 547th 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 22 June 1921
Enlisted Houston, TX, USA 1 September 1942

Residence: Harris County, Texas
Private, Branch Immaterial

Died 27 November 1996

New Bielau Cemetery
Colorado County
Texas, USA


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