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Thomas L Allinder

Military

Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with a shared destroyed. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 1st Scouting Force
  • 385th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-14724

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Arkansas, USA 31 January 1917

Son of Joseph and Laura [Cantrell] Allinder.

Lived in Greenbrier, AR 72058, USA 1940
Enlisted Arkansas, USA 29 January 1941
Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK July 1944 – 21 May 1945

Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promoted Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 2 October 1944
Detached Service (DS) Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 15 October 1944

Detached service with 1st Scouting Force.

Returned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 28 October 1944
End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK 21 May 1945

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Buried Springhill, AR 72058, USA March 1996

Springhill Cemetery
Springhill
Faulkner County
Arkansas, USA.

Died Mountain Pine, AR, USA 2 March 1996

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 13:14:50 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography and events
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26083646
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=allinder&Submit=S...
https://www.fold3.com/page/84558666_thomas_l%20allinder/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/53173153_thomas_l%20allinder/details/

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 13:05:15 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards and events
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26083646
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=allinder&Submit=S...

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 13:03:41 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Allinder&Submit=S...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26083646

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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