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Coburn Glenn Arledge

Military

Retired from the USAF with the rank of Major.

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...

  • 386th 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....

  • Stalag Luft III

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Birmingham, AL, USA 1 September 1923
Shot Down 50490 Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, France 7 June 1944

Shot down by flak. He was captured after bailing out. He was wounded but was able to evade capture for a week

Captured 50700 Morville, France 14 June 1944
POW Zagan, Poland 15 June 1944 – 29 April 1945

Stalag Luft III

Died Huntsville, AL, USA 15 September 1985
Buried Huntsville, AL, USA

Valhalla Memory Gardens
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2016 03:46:36 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.geni.com/people/Coulburn-Arledge/6000000001725010932
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Arledge&GSfn=Cobur...
http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=40699

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