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68th Station Complement Squadron

Squadron

Structure

Part of
  • VIII Fighter Command

    VIII Fighter Command

    Command
    VIII Fighter Command was established as VIII Interceptor Command at Selfridge Field on 2 February 1942.

Encompassing
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Previously was
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Became
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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Honington

Connections

People

  • James Brinker

    Military
    Worked as a control tower operator. Enlisted 5 September 1942. Went to England on ship 'George W. Gothel' and returned on 'Victory' ship.

  • Louis Miller

    Military | Corporal
    Louis Miller died on 15 March 1944. Possibly in the same mid-air collision as fellow 68th Station Complement Squadron airman, Gorman Wilks, who was involved in a mid-air collision with a B-24 while on an administration flight on 15 March 1944 in UC-78 ...

  • Gorman Wilks

    Military | Corporal | Passenger | 27th Air Transport Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision with a B-24 while on an administration flight on 15 March 1944 in UC-78 #43-7666. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Winquist

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | 449th Sub-Depot

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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