Skip to main content
Edit entry 

August George Ackerman

Military

Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group from the 482nd Bomb Group on AAF Station 106 SO #147 dated 25 July 1944.

Service

Units served with

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 21 October 1911
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 13 February 1943

Residence: Kings County, New York
Private, Branch Immaterial

Died New York, NY, USA 20 October 1971

Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: 2U, 0, 2233

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2016 23:27:01 bombercommand Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=8483

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=254315

Share