Military | Corporal | Operations Clerk; control Tower | 448th Bomb Group
Ops clerks in the control tower kept track of each flyer and of each crew. He replaced a flyer when the doctor grounded, trying to replace him with a flyer so a crew would all finish at the same time. Bother Tower and Ops assignments were on 24 hour...
Military | Captain | Flight control Officer | 448th Bomb Group
was senior flight control officer for the control tower at Seething from 1943-1944.
Military | First Lieutenant | Chemical Warfare Officer
When he arrived at Seething the patch on his uniform was for the 21st Chemical Company. ...
Military | Corporal | ground crew | 448th Bomb Group
Killed when B-24 42-52116 while taxing hit 6X6 truck no. 4151769-S which was stopped just off the perimeter track. Lazarus was one of 2 mechanics killed. He was assigned to the 58th Station Complement Squadron.
Military | Major | Chaplain
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Commanding Officer; Ground Executive | 448th Bomb Group
Arrived Seething August 1943. Worked with RAF to prepare base for bomb group. CO of 58th STA COMP. Appointed Ground Exec 448th BG November 1944 on assumption of command by CO, Colonel Westover. GC/ ETO w/ 3 battle stars/ ATO/ Croix de Guerre w/ palm
The 58th Comp. Squad was sent over to work with the RAF to get the base ready for the bombers arrival. It was comprised of various other groups like Chemical Warfare, Quartermaster, medical, base security, etc. It was eventually under the 376th Air Service Squadron. The 58th also did training.
|16 May 2019 13:08:17||Emily||Changes to citations|
Information provided by Christopher Brindley, son of Eugene Brindley 58th Comp Squadron.
|27 September 2014 18:42:50||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)