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Lowell V Andrew

Military

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. End of War (EOW).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Missouri, USA 7 May 1922
Lived in Burlington, IA, USA 1940
Enlisted Quincy, IL, USA 27 March 1942
Mid Air Collision / Baled Out Oroville, CA, USA 14 May 1943

Baled Out Mid Air Collision 4 Miles NW Oroville, CA Cat 5 damage pilot Lt Lowell V Andrew, 15-May-43.

P-39N 42-9413 - 326FS 328FG

Mid Air Collision Tubbs Island, California 95476, USA 20 June 1944

Mid Air Collision Nth of Tubbs Island Ground Gunnery Rng, CA Cat 3 damage pilot Lt Lowell V Andrew, 20-Jun-44.

P-38J 44-23408 - 434BU

Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 26 September 1944 – May 1945

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promoted Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK March 1945

Promoted to Captain.

End of War Europe May 1945

End of War (EOW).

Died California, USA 21 April 2001
Buried Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA May 2001

Green Hills Memorial Park
Rancho Palos Verdes
Los Angeles County
California, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 18:11:32 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=44-14290
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Andrew%2C+Lowell
https://www.fold3.com/page/84386679_lowell_v%20andrew/details/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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