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Lester F Aldrich

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 382nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 4 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 12:48:04 Lucyd Changes to service number
Sources

Combined two entries to create one entry. Record contains information from the following sources:
9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / Miller and Marinelli histories, 8 AF Roll
http://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII...
http://www.fold3.com/image/28741785/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2847 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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