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George N Ammerman

Military

Assigned to 330FS, 329FG, USAAF. Transferred to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD).
Returned stateside to instruct new fighter pilots in California.

Awards: WWII Victory.

Post War: Established Ammerman Plumbing and Heating. Retired from plumbing and heating 1990 and began working at the Graceville Golf Course as grounds supervisor.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chippewa County, MI, USA 4 February 1921
Lived in Clara City, MN 56222, USA 1940
Enlisted Redwood Falls, MN 56283, USA 27 July 1942
Assigned North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field), San Diego, CA 92135, USA 1 March 1944 – 27 May 1944

Assigned to 330FS, 329FG, USAAF. NAS San Diego.

Transferred Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 25 May 1944 – December 1944

Transferred to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK September 1944

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK December 1944

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Graceville, MN 56240, USA 18 March 2005

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2016 14:43:25 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2016 20:01:11 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/gallery.php?Group=339&Style=searchItem&It...
https://www.fold3.com/page/84642766_george_n%20ammerman/details/
http://www.mundwilerfuneralhome.net/obituary/George-Ammerman/_/873447

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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