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Andrew Mortimore Stroman Jr

Military

Enlisted Reserve Corps 7 Sept. 42, active duty 21 Sept. 42; Attended AAFTS, Amarillo TX, 1943, AAFTD Boeing Acft Co. & Flex Gunnery School in Kingman, AZ, 1943; 32 missions over Europe from 18 Mar 44 - 20 June 44; went from Cpl to Sergeant. , made S/Sergeant 1 Oct. 43; left ETO July 1944, disability discharge Dec. 1944Mission Record1. OBERPFAFFENHOFFEN, GR. , MARCH 18 - 8 HOURS AND 55 MINUTES2. PAS DE CALAIS, FA. , MARCH 19 - 3 HOURS AND 42 MINUTES3. FRANKFURT, GR. , MARCH 20 - 8 HOURS AND 7 MINUTES4. BERLIN, GR. , MARCH 22 - 8 HOURS AND 58 MINUTES5. MUNSTER, GR. , MARCH 23 - 6 HOURS AND 27 MINUTES6. FRANKFURT, GR. MARCH 24 - 7 HOURS AND 7 MINUTES7. CHARTRES, FA. , MARCH 27 - 5 HOURS AND 18 MINUTES8. BRUNSWICK, GR. , MARCH 28 - 7 HOURS AND 27 MINUTES9. MARIENBURG, E. PRUSSIA APRIL 9 - -13 HOURS AND 20 MINUTES10. SORAU, GR. , APRIL 11 - 10 HOURS AND 51 MINUTES 11. SCHWEINFURT, GR. , APRIL 13 - 7 HOURS AND 3 MINUTES12. BERLIN, GR. , APRIL 18 - 8 HOURS AND 22 MINUTES13. KASSEL, GR. , APRIL 19 - 7 HOURS14. CHERBOURG, GR. , APRIL 20 - 4 HOURS AND 48 MINUTES15. HAMM, GR. , APRIL 22 - 5 HOURS AND 55 MINUTES16. TOULE, FA. , APRIL 27 - 5 HOURS AND 55 MINUTES17. BERLIN, GR. , APRIL 29 - 8 HOURS AND 35 MINUTES18. MONTDIER, FA. , MAY 1 - 8 HOURS AND 10 MINUTES19. BERLIN, GR. , MAY 4 - 8 HOURS AND 21 MINUTES20. BERLIN, GR. , MAY 7 - 8 HOURS AND 25 MINUTES21. BERLIN, GR. , MAY 8 - 8 HOURS AND 10 MINUTES22. BERLIN, GR. , MAY 19 - 9 HOURS AND 3 MINUTES23. BERLIN, GR. , MAY 24 - 8 HOURS AND 36 MINUTES24. COLOGNE, GR. MAY 28 - 5 HOURS AND 45 MINUTES25. KRZYZINSHI, POLAND MAY 29 - 9 HOURS AND 55 MINUTES26. BOULOGNE, FR. JUNE 2 - 4 HOURS AND 10 MINUTES27. BOULOGNE, FR. JUNE 4 - 4 HOURS AND 15 MINUTES28. ORLEANS, FR. , JUNE 8 - 6 HOURS AND 45 MINUTES29. ST. ANDRE DE LEURE, FR. , JUNE 13 - 5 HOURS AND 32 MINUTES30. BEAU VAIS, FA. JUNE 16 - 6 HOURS AND 28 MINUTES31. ST. OMER, FA. , JUNE 19 - 4 HOURS AND 17 MINUTES32. HAMBURG, GR. , JUNE 20 - 6 HOURS AND 41 MINUTESTOTAL: 226 HOURS AND 30 MINUTES

ETO w/2 Stars/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

Service

People

  • Joseph Korstjens

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD ...

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bowman, South Carolina 1 October 1921
Lived in Orangeburg County, SC, USA 1942
Enlisted Columbia, SC 29206, USA 7 September 1942

Fort Jackson

Died Orangeburg, SC, USA 24 July 2002
Buried Orangeburg, SC, USA 27 July 2002

Crestlawn Memorial Gardens • Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2017 22:30:28 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=4656450
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84591028/andrew-mortimore-stroman/photo

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Enlisted Record from Book of Discharges for WW II

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