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George Alvan Adams



Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Arkansas, USA 1923
Assigned 26 April 1944

Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 544 Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #78 dated 26 April 1944, Lawrence Aloysius Murchan Crew. 32 combat missions.

Enlisted Fort Smith, AR, USA 3 April 1946

Second Enlistment
Residence: Sebastian County, Arkansas
Staff Sergeant, Air Corps


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22 March 2017 22:41:55 bombercommand Changes to middlename, highest rank, awards, events and media associations

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12 February 2015 17:48:29 bombercommand Changes to service number, role and place associations

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /