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William T Chapmon Sr

Military

William Chapmon,Sr served in WWII And was Assigned to the 384th BG 546th BS on AAF Station 106 (Grafton Underwood, England). He served as a belly gunner on the B-17g Flying Fortress. He was credited with 31 Combat Missions, before returning back to th U.S. In January '45.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102620 DE RUMBLE IZER

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-P] Grafton Underwood 7/5/44; 546BS [BK-P], 544BS [SU-F]; damaged in taxi accident with 43-38721 with George Milligan 22/1/45; taxi accident 14/5/45 and nosed over...

  • 42-37792

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 29/8/43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-B] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; transferred 836BS/487BG Lavenham 16/7/44; transferred 34BG Mendlesham; retUS Bradley 24/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/9/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 42-97273 Aces & ATES!

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/44; Dalhart 1/3/44; Grenier 26/3/44; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-F] Grafton Underwood 9/4/44; detailed Leipzig 7/7/44 with Nick Pranger, Co-pilot: Kenneth Vaden, Navigator: Edward Cheresnik, Bombardier: Charles Wolf, Flight...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2015 00:18:05 WTC Changes to biography
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WTC,II

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 22:33:51 WTC Changes to aircraft associations
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WTC,II

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 22:24:33 WTC Changes to suffix, service number and aircraft associations
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WTC,II

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 22:10:12 WTC Changes to awards
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WTC,II

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 22:06:23 WTC Changes to nickname
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WTC,II

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 21:29:24 WTC Changes to role
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WTC, II

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 21:27:44 WTC Changes to nickname and highest rank
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William Chapmon, II

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:46 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=c...

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