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Warren C Davis

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 532nd Bomb Squadron
  • 653rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • MM345

    Mosquito
    Damaged on 8th Sept 1944 at USAAF station 376, RAF Watton in a landing accident whilst being piloted by Robert C Grimes. Ground looped at RAF Watton. Class 3 damage. 20/2/45 - Warren C. DAVIS (pilot) USAAF. Written Off after substantial damage...

  • RG145

    Mosquito
    Minor damage - RAF Watton - Landing accident - Warren C Davis (pilot). 17/4/45. Sold for Scrap. 16/7/47.

Associated Place

  • Watton

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2015 12:46:46 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://aviation-safety.net

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

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