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Saffron Walden

Military site : non-airfield

Headquarters 65th Fighter Wing.

Exact location unknown.

Detailed history

Pretty certain this is not Saffron Walden

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

Units

People

  • Lyle Adrianse

    Military | Brigadier General | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. 101 combat missions. Transferred after promotion to HQ Sqn 65th Fighter Wing.

  • Edward Anderson

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Commanding Officer, from 27 September 1942 to 20 August 1943. ...

  • Jesse Auton

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General
    Deployed to ETO with 65th Fighter Wing, 8AF USAAF. 12 combat missions. Killed in a plane crash at Offutt AFB, Omaha, 20-Mar-52, while returning on a flight from California. ...

  • Peter Bauman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 65FW, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

  • Sherwood Burnett

    Military | Major | Weather Officer

  • Robert Campbell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 356th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 361FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 65FW, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Pete Cherednik

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 355th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 65FW, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 383FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF.

  • Warren Kerr

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Warren Kerr served as a fighter pilot with the 56th Fighter Group. In December 1944 he was transferred to the Headquarters of the 65th Fighter Wing, to which the 56th Fighter Group belonged.

  • Gilliam Paschal

    Military | Medic's assistant
    Sent through to the American Air Museum by Yolanda Payne, Audrey and Robert's daughter: ...

  • Audrey Paschal née Ridgewell

    Civilian
    Sent through to the American Air Museum by Yolanda Payne, Audrey and Robert's daughter: ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2015 23:17:21 Andy-Ops Changes to history
Sources

We know the town well

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / Roger Freeman, The Mighty Eighth War Manual (London, 1991)

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMBGWC_Anglo_American_Memorial_Saffro...

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