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Roy Wesley Amerman

Military

Assigned to 503FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory.

Service

Units served with

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 503rd Fighter Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

Associated Place

  • Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kings County, NY, USA 25 February 1918

Son of John W and Barbara F Amerman.

Assigned Fowlmere, Royston SG8, UK 25 May 1944 – 14 October 1944

Assigned to 503FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promoted Fowlmere, Royston SG8, UK 26 June 1944

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK 14 October 1944

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Dallas, TX, USA 23 August 1994
Buried Waco, TX, USA September 1994

Oakwood Cemetery
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 July 2016 17:57:26 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Amerman&GSfn=Roy&G...
https://www.fold3.com/image/246139038/?terms=Roy%20W%20Amerman

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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