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Homer Frederick Ausman

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

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People

  • Paul Kingsley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

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Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Greene County, IN, USA 21 January 1918
Enlisted Evansville, IN, USA 27 May 1942
Died Court Hill, Frettenham, Norfolk UK 8 May 1944
Buried Bloomfield, IN 47424, USA

Grandview Cemetery
Bloomfield
Greene County
Indiana, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2016 00:48:06 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=5586692

Date Contributor Update
31 May 2015 14:33:06 usxpat Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 16800496
http://www.458bg.com/crew42kingsley.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit history & Page 272 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010 & 458bg.com, Kingsley  crew, crew member list & picture included

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