April 24, 1943 we shippedout in a 53 ship convoy that took 16 days to reach Aven England. We were sent to Bodney AB. In Dec '44 we were sent to Asch, Belgium to support ground troops duringArdennes breakthrough. We also went to Chievres,Belgiumô
EAME Medal; WW II Victory Medal
Units served with
The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...
||Gloversville, New York
||4 January 1920
At 16 years of age, he was the first athlete in the region to do the jumpsuit in basketball - played for Martin & Naylor