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Hiram Griffin

Military

35 missions. Retired after 32 years of service.

Air Medal w/ 6 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38776 Passion Wagon/Victory Devils

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 13/10/44; 67m, Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Plantersville, Mississippi 30 August 1924
Died 7 February 2004
Buried 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA

At Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 April 2017 14:09:42 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=griffin&GSfn=hiram&GS...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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