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Simon Kendall Anderson

Military

Assigned to 55FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF.
End Of War (EOW).

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. ...

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 55th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Wittering

    Military site : airfield
    Wittering, now in Cambridgeshire, began as RFC Stamford in 1916. By the end of the First World War, it had been renamed RAF Wittering, and was used by both British and American aircraft. It had six hangars, fifteen aircraft sheds and many other...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Bellingham, Washington 1940
Crashed Airport Blvd, Aurora, CO 80011, USA 13 February 1945

Landing Accident Peterson Fld CO Cat. BL damage, pilot Lt Simon K Anderson, 13-Feb-45.

P-40N 44-7353 1Sqn 268AAFBU 2AF.

Assigned Wittering, Peterborough PE8, UK 23 April 1945 – May 1945

Assigned to 55FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

End Of War (EOW) Europe May 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2016 15:55:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2016 20:11:14 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Anderson%2C+Simon+K

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / King's Cliffe Memorial Edition

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