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Norman Eugene Baxter

Military

Joined USAAC. Survivor of Pearl Harbour. Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 13th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group, 13AF. Completed Tour of Duty. (ETD). Married Miss Norma Elaine Montague 2-Dec-45 Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Awards: WWII Victory, US Defense, AP Campaign.

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. ...

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Clearfield, IA 50840, USA 4 October 1918

Son of Mr & Mrs Eugene Baxter.

Lived in Taylor County, IA, USA 1941
Enlisted Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50315, USA 28 August 1941

Fort Des Moines
Iowa

Based Leiston 18 March 1943

Assigned to 364FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Tonopah, NV 89049, USA 3 April 1943

Crashed due to Fire Tonopah Bomb & Gunnery Range, NV Cat 5 damage 2Lt Norman E Baxter, 3-Apr-43.

P-39D-1 41-38241 - 364FS 357FG.

Transferred Luganville, Vanuatu November 1943

Transferred to 13TCS, 403TCG, 13AF USAAF.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) Pulau-pulau Wakde, Indonesia 1945

Completed Tour of Duty. (ETD).

Died Houston, TX, USA 19 August 1998
Buried Houston, TX, USA September 1998

Houston National Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas
USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2016 22:16:42 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84571626_norman_e%20baxter/details/
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Baxter%2C+Norman
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=340095
https://www.fold3.com/page/63712159_norman_e%20baxter/details/
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/104807996/
http://thirsty13th.com/Images/TwoYearsPt1.pdf

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2016 22:10:49 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84571626_norman_e%20baxter/details/
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Baxter%2C+Norman
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=340095
https://www.fold3.com/page/63712159_norman_e%20baxter/details/
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/104807996/
http://thirsty13th.com/Images/TwoYearsPt1.pdf

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2016 21:21:29 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84571626_norman_e%20baxter/details/
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Baxter%2C+Norman
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=340095
https://www.fold3.com/page/63712159_norman_e%20baxter/details/
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/104807996/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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