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Herbert S Wadsworth

Military

Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: GC, 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. ...

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 4th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Altoona, PA 16 October 1920
Enlisted Altoona, PA 22 June 1942

Altoona, Pennsylvania

Based Mendlesham 1944 – 1945

Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Lock Haven, PA 20 January 2001
Buried Woolrich Cemetery Woolrich, Clinton County, PA 24 January 2001

Woolrich Cemetery
Woolrich,
Clinton County, PA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 November 2019 15:08:55 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/86931813-herbert-wadsworth
https://www.fold3.com/record/17061396-herbert-s-wadsworth
http://valortovictory.tripod.com/CrewChiefs.htm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/114260951/herbert-s-wadsworth

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 34th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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