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Walter L Angelo Jr

Military

Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 8ASC.

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. ...

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 350th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

  • Raydon

    Military site : airfield
    Although never used as such, Raydon was built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, with three concrete runways, 50 loop and one pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Initially on loan to the Ninth Air Force, it was first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, NY, USA 7 March 1919
Lived in Glassboro, NJ, USA 1940
Enlisted Spence Field Campgrounds, W Yount St, Moultrie, GA 31788, USA 6 September 1942

Enlisted
Spence Field
Moultrie
Georgia

Assigned Metfield, Harleston IP20, UK 1943 – 30 December 1943

Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Millville, NJ 08332, USA 7 February 1943

Landing Accident Millville, NJ Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Walter L Angelo Jr, 7-Feb-43.

P-40F 41-13728 - 350FS 353FG

Transferred High Wycombe, UK 30 December 1943

Transferred to 8ASC.

Buried Ocean County, NJ, USA 1997

Ocean County Memorial Park
Toms River
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA.

Died Toms River, NJ, USA 29 May 1997

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2016 21:13:19 ------- Changes to biography and place associations
Sources

Corrected info linking Lt. Angelo to Raydon. He was based at Metfield and left the 350th Squadron before they relocated to Raydon.

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2016 15:31:57 Al_Skiff Changes to suffix, service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Angelo%2C+Walter+...
https://www.fold3.com/page/14959827_walter_l%20angelo/details/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Angelo&GSfn=Walter...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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