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Peter A Caulfield


Assigned to 83FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

In Memoriam



Units served with



Associated Place

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...


Event Location Date
Born Middlesex County, MA, USA 1918
Lived in Woburn, MA, USA 1941
Enlisted Boston, MA, USA 22 August 1942
Based Duxford 14 January 1944 – 6 September 1944

Assigned to 83FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

Based Duxford 6 September 1944 – 26 May 1945

Transferred to HQ Sqn, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Duxford, Cambridge CB22 4QR, UK 1 November 1944

Promoted to Major.

End Tour Duty (ETD) England, UK 26 May 1945

Ended Tour Duty (ETD).


Date Contributor Update
22 May 2019 13:01:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to mission associations

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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2017 18:19:31 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
30 August 2017 09:34:32 general ira snapsorter Changes to memoriam and events

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- EAGLES OF DUXFORD, The 78th Fighter Group in WW2 by Fry, p133

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:24 AAM AAM ingest

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list