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Garland Naaman Page Jr

Military

Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Lemons-Dreux, France area 8-Aug-44. Lt Page abandoned A/C Evreux-Chartres area. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8499

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 355th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106737

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 382FS, 363FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Lemons-Dreux, France area 8-Aug-44. Lt Garland Page abandoned A/C Evreux-Chartres area. MACR 8499

Associated Place

  • Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

  • Dulag Luft 12

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Fort Worth, TX 6 March 1921

Son of Garland Naaman Sr and Etta Page.

Lived in West Palm Beach, FL 1940
Based Lashenden 1944 – 8 August 1944

Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF.

Baled out POW 8 August 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Lemons-Dreux, France area 8-Aug-44. Lt Page abandoned A/C Evreux-Chartres area. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8499

Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 8 August 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Died Alexandria, VA 20 April 2005
Buried Arlington National Cemetery 23 April 2005

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2019 14:49:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28670152
https://www.fold3.com/image/607715083
https://www.fold3.com/record/31207813-garland-n-page
https://www.fold3.com/image/607715083?terms=naaman,page,garland
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49345804/garland-n-page

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