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Louis T Houck

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 387th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

  • Juvincourt

    Military site : airfield

  • Azeville

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born North Carolina, USA 18 January 1917
Commanded 387th Fighter Squadron Beaulieu, Brockenhurst SO42, UK 15 May 1943 – 12 October
Buried July 2004

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 54, Site: 5670

Died Oxford, NY 13830, USA 24 July 2004

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2016 01:53:37 466thHistorian Changes to role, events, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Houck&GSfn=Louis&G...

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2015 10:02:50 Tom Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations and media associations
Sources

P-47 Thunderbolt Aces of the Ninth and Fifteenth Air Forces by Jerry Scutts, page 43

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