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Labe M Abernathy Jr

Military

Reassigned from the 546th Bombardment Squadron to the 33rd Station Complement Squadron on Station 106 Special Orders #106 dated 28 September 1943.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 33rd Station Complement Squadron
  • 546th 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1921
Enlisted Camp Croft, South Carolina 29302, USA 18 August 1942

Residence: Gaston County, North Carolina
Private, Branch Immaterial

Attached Grafton Underwood NN14, UK 21 June 1945

•Attached from the 415th Air Service Group to the 547th Bombardment Squadron for rations, quarters and administration on AAF Station 106 Special Orders # 122 dated 21 June 1945.

Attached Grafton Underwood NN14, UK 20 August 1945

Transferred from the Headquarters and Base Service Squadron, 415th Air Service Group to the 547th Bombardment Squadron, End Date Change Morning Report (EDCMR) 23 August 1945; AAF Station 195 Special Orders #29 dated 20 August 1945.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 16:10:30 bombercommand Changes to events and media associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=7463

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2016 22:33:33 bombercommand Changes to suffix, biography and events
Sources

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf...

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 02:16:12 bombercommand Changes to media associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 02:14:43 bombercommand Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=a...

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