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Carl S Draughan

Military

Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

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. ...

  • 10th Air Depot Group
  • 335th Fighter Squadron

    335th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 335th Fighter Squadron was the offspring of No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron RAF. Formed on 21 May 1941, No. 121 was the second of the three Eagle Squadrons composed of American volunteers flying out of England. They were known as the "Chiefs" and were...

Aircraft

  • 44-15330

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned 359FS, 356FG 8AF USAAF 9-Oct-45 on charge. Transferred to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF 26-Oct-44.

Associated Place

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Mississippi, USA 22 July 1921

B: 22 July 1921 MS
D: 13 November 1999 Liberty, MS

Lived in Mt Olive, MS, USA 1940
Assigned Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 27 April 1945 – 18 September 1945

Assigned to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Liberty, MS 39645, USA 13 November 1999

Died 13 November 1999 Liberty, MS.

Buried Mt Olive, MS, USA

Rock Hill Cemetery
Mount Olive
Covington County
Mississippi, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2017 11:20:06 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and unit associations
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2017 11:16:46 general ira snapsorter Changes to surname
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/pilots.html

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2016 14:15:20 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/335_dr...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Draughn&GSfn=Carl&...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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