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2014th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

Unit was originally designated as te 2012th Engr Avn F/F Plat and on 30 March 1944 was redesignated as the 2014th Engr Avn F/F Plat. in accordance with letter, headquarters IX Air Force Service Command, subject, "Movement of Troops", dated 30 March 1944.

Commanding officers
  • Leslie Sayers

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    The first Commanding Officer for the 2012th EAFFP, 1 Jul 43 - 29 Nov 43.

  • Henry Fadden

    Military | Captain | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer, 2012th EAFFP, 30 Nov 44.

  • Arnold Blackman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer, 2014th EAFFP, 2 Jun 45

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Established 1 July 1943
Departed POE, Camp Kilmer, NJ 7 October 1943
Arrived Glasgow, Scotland Folkingham 17 October 1943
Based Molesworth 21 October 1943
Based Folkingham 23 March 1944

Connections

People

  • John Clark

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Firefighter

  • Henry Fadden

    Military | Captain | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer, 2012th EAFFP, 30 Nov 44.

  • John Gallagher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Fire Fighter
    Killed in a motor vehicle accident near Army Air Force Station #484, Folkingham, England

  • Ross Gentry

    Military | Private | Fire Fighter
    Assigned to 2014th EAFFP per Par 6, SO32, Hq 70th Replacement Depot, dated 1 Feb 45

  • Bill Harris

    Military | Private | Fire Fighter
    Assigned to 2014th EAFFP, per Para 6, SO 32, Hq 70th Replacement Depot, 1 Feb 45

  • William Hill

    Military | Private First Class | Firefighter

  • Frank Kovalcik

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Firefighter

  • John Metz

    Military | Sergeant | Firefighter | 491st Bomb Group

  • Robert Redmond

    Military | First Lieutenant | Firefighter | 303rd Bomb Group
    Commanding Officer of 2014th EAFFP

  • Troy Schell

    Military | Private | Firefighter
    Transferred from 2051st EAFFP to 2014th EAFFP, per par 1, SO84, Hq US AAF Sta 483, dated 9 July 1944.

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Citations

Distinguished Unit Badge, War Department General Order No. 50, dated 17 Jun 44.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2017 20:07:43 usaeff Changes to commanding officers associations
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Unit History Records

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2016 23:03:49 usaeff Changes to unit encompassing associations
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Unit History obtained from USAF

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2016 22:14:07 usaeff Changes to stations
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Unit History obtained form USAF Historical Agency

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2016 21:46:09 usaeff Changes to description
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Unit History

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 23:59:18 usaeff Changes to media associations
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Fire Fighters in Fatigues
Army Firefighting

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 23:45:26 usaeff Changes to nicknames
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Unit History

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 23:44:47 usaeff Changes to nicknames
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Unit History

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 23:42:23 usaeff Changes to unit previously was association
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Unit History

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 19:20:38 usaeff Changes to citations, description, unit previously was association and unit became association
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Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA)

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 19:12:02 usaeff Changes to unit previously was association
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Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA)

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 19:10:53 usaeff Changes to type, unit encompassing associations, unit previously was association and unit became association
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Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:59 AAM AAM ingest
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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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