Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).
Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...
Military site : airfield
Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...
|Born||Missouri, USA||3 December 1918|
|Assigned||Boxted, Colchester, Essex, UK||9 April 1945 – 20 July 1945|
Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.
|Promoted||Boxted, Colchester, Essex, UK||June 1945|
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
|End Tour of Duty (ETD)||England, UK||20 July 1945|
Ended Tour of Duty (ETD)
|Buried||Elkland, MO 65644, USA||December 1999|
Pleasant View Cemetery
|Died||Marshfield, MO 65706, USA||10 December 1999|
|30 June 2016 10:48:52||Al_Skiff||Changes to highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:21:17||AAM||AAM ingest|