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109th Reconnaissance 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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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Middle Wallop

Connections

People

  • Sherman Childers

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    My father, Lt. Sherman F. Childers, flew with the 67th TRG, 109th TRS, in France, Belgium and Germany. His P-51 aircraft had the nose art “Oh Johnie” her name being his teenage bride in Oklahoma. He met my mother who was a USO dancer in France during...

  • 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.

  • Robert Curtis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Robert Curtis served as a pilot with the 109th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. He was Killed in Action on 6 June 1944. He is buried in Rock Island National Cemetery.

  • Albert DeFehr

    Military | Major | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    As a member of a Reconnaissance Group, on February 21, 1943, P39 42-4834 piloted by DeFehr was on a local test flight. Problems with the plane made it impossible to land. Pilot safely bailed out and plane crashed in Shropshire. WWII and Nara list him...

  • William Dooley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Photo Interpreter | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    From Bill's son: ...

  • Harry Fesselemyer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Harry Fesselemyer served as a pilot with the 109th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. He was Killed in Action on 15 August 1944. He is buried in Normandy American Cemetery.

  • Robert Franks

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Served in Observation Group. Died/ killed on 15 Jan 1943

  • Donald Lambert

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Joined RAFVR, assigned to 133S, transferred to 336FS 4FG 8AF USAAF, transferred to 109th Obs Sqn, flight instructor until 1944. ...

  • Robert Olson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Robert Olson served as a pilot with the 107th and 109th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadrons. He was Killed in Action on 24 July 1944. He is buried in Brittany American Cemetery.

  • Wendell Rakow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group
    Wendell Rakow served as a pilot with the 109th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. He was Killed in Action on 12 August 1944. He is buried in Brittany American Cemetery.

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Aircraft

  • 43-12338

    P-51 Mustang

  • AD247

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AD247 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • BM630

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BM630 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • W3960

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3960 Mk Vb Const #2158, Built at High Post. ...

  • W3407

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3407 MK Vb Const #1770, Built at High Post. ...

  • AR393

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AR393 MK Vb, Built at Westland. ...

  • W3837 'Evening Telegraph'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3837 MK Vb Const #2040, Built at Eastleigh. ...

  • 43-12474

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 362FS, 357FG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 109TRS, 67TRG, 9AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 July 2016 13:05:24 Lucy May Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Brought in information from a duplicate record for this unit. Sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 04:03:46 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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my photo
this emblem "supposedly" associated" with this unit ........

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2015 17:19:05 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Added type.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 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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