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109th Observation Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    The four Squadrons of the 67th Recon Group (12th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 107th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron; 109th Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron and 153rd Observation - later Reconnaissance Squadron)...

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People

  • Richard Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 52nd Fighter Group
    He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in October 1940, and was awarded his pilot wings on September 15, 1941, joining the 133 Eagle Squadron in England. Alexander was credited with destroying 1 enemy aircraft in aerial combat, plus 1 probable, before...

  • Cecil Crawford

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Airplane armorer
    My dad served in ww2 in France, Belgium, and Germany. Dad would not talk much of the war but would tell of army life. I have discharge papers, medals and records.

  • Bertram Schauer

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Mechanic/Crew Chief | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Bert was a Mechanic/Crew Chief in the 109th. stationed in England from April 1942 to March 1944. His duties were to maintain the unit assigned aircraft which included Spitfire MkVBs on loan from the RAF and later they had P-51B aircraft. Both types of...

  • Hubert Stewart

    Military | Major | Pilot | 67th Observation Group
    Born January 15, 1913 in Johnston County, North Carolina. Hubert L 'Bert' Stewart left North Carolina in 1939 determined to fly and fight Hitler and so he enlisted in the RCAF, after flight school, by Oct 40 he was assigned to be an instructor at and...

  • Emmitt Wallace

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Observation Group
    As part Spitfire VB W3133 had mechanical problems 18 Feb 1943 while on a navigation flight. Wallace made a wheels up landing on a beach near Boston, Lincolnshire. Was part of an Observation Group that would be transferred to the 9th AF.

Aircraft

  • AD564

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AD564 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • W3505 'Hendon Endeavour'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3505 Mk Vb Const #1786, Built at Eastleigh. ...

  • W3797

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3797 Mk Vb Const #1979, Built at Chattis Hill. ...

  • W3133 'Cawnpore I'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3133 Mk Vb Const #1616, Built at Eastleigh. ...

  • P7849 'Armagh'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire P7849 Mk IIa, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • BL660

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BL660 Mk Va, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. Delivered to No 12 MU 16-5-42, assigned to 307S 1-10-42, ROS, assigned to HQ 8Ftr Command 21-10-42.

  • EN772

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire EN772 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • AD451

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AD451 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • W3815

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3815 Mk Vb Const #1985, Built at Eastleigh. ...

  • X4669 'Kaffraria II'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire X4669 Mk Va Const #1647, Built at Eastleigh. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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