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Frederick William Angeloch


Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Lt Melvin Watson crew. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.



  • Melvin Watson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Flight crew for B-24 assembly ship 'First Sergeant', when flares set A/C ablaze, along with pilot received facial burns in the ensuing fire 27-May-44. Awards: DFC, AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

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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. ...

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...


Event Location Date
Born Queens, NY 17 September 1915
Enlisted Camp Upton, Yaphank, New York 27 February 1942

Camp Upton Yaphank New York

Based Horsham St Faith March 1944 – July 1944

Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 30 June 1961
Buried Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, NY July 1961

Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale,
Suffolk County, NY


Date Contributor Update
12 October 2019 13:07:36 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources,Watson crew, crew member list & picture included / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia