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Thomas E Abshier

Military

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Lt Myron E Brown Crew [#5].

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

  • Cambrai/Niergnies

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Prairie Grove, Washington County, AR 9 April 1923

Son of Thomas Earl Snr and Polly Pauline [West] Abshier.

Enlisted Little Rock, AR 7 June 1943
Based Boreham 1944 – 1945

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Canehill, AR 15 April 2000
Buried Bethesda Cemetery, Morrow, AR May 2000

Bethesda Cemetery
Morrow,
Washington County, AR

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2018 15:59:18 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/76878129-thomas-e-abshier
https://www.fold3.com/record/90522556-thomas-e-abshier-jr
https://www.fold3.com/page/641431403-special-orders-no-296-22-october-1944
http://www.ww2buddies.com/Query394.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/82118681/thomas-earl-abshier

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