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Darrell Stuart Cramer

Military

Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 7 x kills. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 338th Fighter Squadron
  • Headquarters (55th Fighter Group)

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Utah, USA 2 March 1922

Son of Olvie and Emily Lorretta [Stuart] Cramer.

Lived in Ogden, UT, USA 1941
Enlisted Salt Lake City, UT, USA 22 January 1942
Based Wormingford 17 August 1944 – 19 February 1945

Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Wormingford, Colchester CO6 3SD, UK 23 December 1944

Promoted to Major.

Based Wormingford 19 February 1945 – June 1945

Transferred to HQ Sqn, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK June 1945

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Sandy, UT, USA 17 January 2007
Buried Lindquist Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch, 1718 Combe Rd, Ogden, UT 84403, USA February 2007

Lindquists Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch
South Ogden,
Weber County, UT

Promotion Wormingford, Colchester CO6 3SD, UK

Promoted to Captain.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2018 11:17:04 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search/
https://www.fold3.com/record/71683690-darrell-stuart-cramer
https://www.fold3.com/record/84967981-darrell-s-cramer
https://www.fold3.com/record/624200887-darrell-cramer-1922
https://www.fold3.com/image/209197743?terms=Darrell%20S%20Cramer
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17555489/darrell-stuart-cramer
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/154496996/darrell-s.-cramer

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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