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Peter Corson

Military

Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF.

Awards: Defense, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

Associated Place

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Niagara County, NY, USA 3 September 1919
Lived in Lockport, NY 14094, USA 1941
Enlisted Buffalo, NY, USA 10 February 1941
Based Beaulieu May 1943 – June 1943

Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF.

Died West Palm Beach, FL, USA 21 September 2008
Buried 6501 SR 7, Lake Worth, FL 33449, USA

South Florida National Cemetery Lake Worth, FL

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2018 08:39:03 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/85191345-peter-corson
https://www.fold3.com/record/91823914-peter-corson
https://airforce.togetherweserved.com/usaf/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd...
http://www.hellhawks.org/388_roster.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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