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C A Austin

Military

Killed in Action

Service

Units served with

  • 358th Fighter Group

    358th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 358th Fighter Group flew seventeen missions with the Eighth Air Force from Leiston air base. At the beginning of February 1944 the Group were transferred to the Ninth Air Force in exchange for the 357th Fighter Group. With the Ninth, the Group went...

  • 366th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • High Halden

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings. High Halden was then used as a Ninth Air Force Advanced Landing Ground, before being occupied by the 358th Fighter Group in 1944.

  • Cretteville

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Texas, USA 1940
Died 4 July 1944
Buried

Plot A Row 5 Grave 40

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2017 15:17:01 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Orange Tails" : the story of the 358th Fighter Group and ancillary units.
https://abmc.gov/node/544184#.WV5T3huWzcs

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