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2026th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

Commanding officers
  • Emil Mehal

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 2026th EAFFP Commanding Officer
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – Commanding Officer, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Rosieres en Haye 9 April 1945
Based 9 April 1945 – 28 May 1945
Based 29 April 1945 – 20 May 1945
Based 20 May 1945

Connections

People

  • James Besser

    Military | Private | Truck Driver, Light / Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 345, Truck Driver, Light, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • James Blevins

    Military | Private | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • Ansel Burchfield

    Military | Private | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • Anthony Burgess

    Military | Private First Class | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP Awarded Soldiers Medal, pursuant to G.O. #3, Hqs., XIX Tactical Air Command, dated 14 January 1945 for heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy on 15 June 1944 near Cardonville Airfield (ALG-3).

  • Francis Byrne

    Military | Private First Class | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • Edward Cummings

    Military | Corporal | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • James Flinchum

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • Kenneth Gertney

    Military | Private First Class | Truck Driver, Light / Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 345, Truck Driver, Light, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • Lee Hatfield

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

  • Joe Henderson

    Military | Corporal | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2026th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter, Overseas Shipment No. 0885-FF, SO#252

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2017 20:03:14 usaeff Changes to commanding officers associations
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2016 19:39:35 usaeff Changes to type, nicknames and stations
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

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

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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