Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 60 missions in P-51's. Released from service in 1945.
Awards: DFC, AM ( 7 OLC), WWII Victory.
The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...
Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Capt Robert K Allen.
Military site : airfield
Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...
|Born||Racine, WI, USA||5 September 1920|
|Lived in||New York, NY, USA||1940|
|Assigned||Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK||26 September 1944 – March 1945|
Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.
|End of War||Europe||March 1945|
End of War.
|Promoted||Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK||March 1945|
Promoted to Captain.
|Buried||Schuylerville, NY 12871, USA||March 2002|
Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
|Died||Schenectady, NY, USA||20 March 2002|
|05 July 2016 19:29:27||Al_Skiff||Changes to highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:29:04||AAM||AAM ingest|
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list