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Thomas W Abbott

Military

Completed 30 missions

DFC, Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Clusters

Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28711 'Little Sheppard'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Stalled out into a spin due to ice build up over English channel on mission to Brux, Czechoslovakia, navigator baled out before control was regained, 21-Apr-44. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Allach, Germany....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 30 June 1918
Died 9 April 2010

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Lived in

1925 Weirton Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Buried

National Cemetery of the Alleghenies-Cecil, Pennsylvania

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2018 17:52:39 daba82 Changes to role and events
Sources

AAF Record Transcriptions

FindaGrave Memorial
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51039785/thomas-william-abbott

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SO#150, 6th Heavy Bomb.Proc HQ, Herington, Kansas 5 Nov 43

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