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1119th Military Police Company

Company

Structure

Part of
  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 96th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 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...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Horsham St Faith
Based Ketteringham Hall

Connections

People

  • Wayne Miller

    Military | Corporal | Military Policeman | 458th Bomb Group
    On 6 Feb 44 Cpl Miller was awarded the Distinguished Unit Badge for his heroism on the night of Jan 21. 44 when a British Bomber crashed on the base as he was cycling back from the town. He immediately went to the aid of the crew and broke down an...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:55 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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