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Louis M McAdory

Military

Louis McAdory served as a fighter pilot with the 352nd Fighter Squadron of the 353rd Fighter Group, flying missions out of Raydon, England.

Service

Units served with

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 352nd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Raydon

    Military site : airfield
    Although never used as such, Raydon was built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, with three concrete runways, 50 loop and one pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Initially on loan to the Ninth Air Force, it was first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alabama, USA 4 December 1922

Born in Marvel, AL

Lived in Jefferson County, AL, USA 4 December 1922 – 31 January 1943
Enlisted Birmingham, AL, USA 7 November 1942

Enlisted as an Aviation Cadet 07-11-1942. Departed for pilot training 31-01-1943.

Based Raydon 3 February 1945 – 9 February 1946

Departed USA 31-01-1945 for duty with the 353FG/352FS based at Raydon, UK.

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13 February 2018 18:16:27 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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23 January 2018 17:55:10 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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13 January 2018 18:50:35 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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13 January 2018 18:23:42 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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13 January 2018 18:07:20 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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13 January 2018 18:00:31 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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13 January 2018 17:52:53 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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I own this image of my father.

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08 January 2018 20:02:31 Loumcadory Changes to events
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Taken from my father's military records which I own.

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08 January 2018 17:02:08 Loumcadory Changes to events
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Taken from my father's military records which I own.

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08 January 2018 17:00:23 Loumcadory Changes to events
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Taken from my father's military records which I own.

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08 January 2018 16:42:20 Loumcadory Changes to awards
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Taken from my father's military records that I own.

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05 January 2018 09:32:48 Lucy May Changes to biography and events
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NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

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05 January 2018 04:59:39 Loumcadory Changes to nickname
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I am his son.

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03 January 2018 22:13:48 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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I own this picture of my father.

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03 January 2018 22:07:56 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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I own this picture of my father.

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02 January 2018 21:22:30 Loumcadory Changes to media associations
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I own this picture of my father.

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02 January 2018 16:36:05 Loumcadory Changes to firstname
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02 January 2018 16:35:03 Loumcadory Changes to firstname and media associations
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I own this picture of my father as a newly commissioned 2 LT.

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02 January 2018 09:43:27 Pyker Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, unit associations and place associations
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Added Lt McAdory, currently missing from 353rd FG personnel.

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