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Marshall Button

Military

In Memoriam

Remembered By James D Brooker, Birmingham NY

Service

Units served with

  • 3rd Bomb Division
  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

Associated Place

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1919
Enlisted Hawaii, USA 28 April 1941

Assigned to coast Artillery, Hawaii

Transferred to USAAF 1942
Commissioned October 1943

As Second Lieutenant

Assigned to England January 1944
Prisoner of War Stalag Luft III March 1944 – 1945
Shot Down Augsburg, Germany 16 March 1944

5th Mission over Augsburg, Germany

Forced Marched Moosburg, Germany January 1945
Died June 2004

Aged 85

Revisions

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