Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 1 x Kill. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).
Awards: AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...
Assigned to 505FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) freelance mission to Praha Area, A/C struck by flak while strafing Pilsen Airdrome. Losing glycol, A/C abandoned after entering an uncontrollable dive to...
Military site : airfield
RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...
|Born||Texas, USA||17 April 1924|
|Enlisted||San Antonio, TX||24 February 1943|
|Based||Debden||17 November 1944 – 29 July 1945|
Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.
|Promotion||Debden, UK||7 April 1945|
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
|End Tour of Duty (ETD)||29 July 1945|
Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).
|Died||Long Beach, CA||26 December 2001|
|13 December 2018 12:47:38||Al_Skiff||Changes to nickname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations|
|27 September 2014 18:19:47||AAM||AAM ingest|
'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list