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Buford Stewart Courtney

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 404th Fighter Group

    404th Fighter Group

    Group
    A unit history of the 404th Fighter Group is available online as a pdf: http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf

  • 9th Air Force

Associated Place

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Malaga, Washington 18 December 1916
Enlisted Seattle, Washington 11 March 1942
Died South Korea 21 July 1956
Enlisted Wenatchee, Washington 30 July 1956

Wenatchee City Cemetery
Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2019 02:33:49 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2375/40050_2421401697_0431-03804?pi...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60597541/buford-stewart-courtney

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