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VIII Air Force Service Command

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  • Kenneth Anderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA). Crashed at Gresteel. County Londerry, N. Ireland in P-38G-3-LO.

  • E Archuleta

    Military | First Lieutenant
    Crashed NW of Burtonwood on a local flight after the engine quit on 21 Mar 1944 in L-4B #43-677. RTD.

  • Raymond Baumdicker

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Material coordinator
    Material Coordinator and AF supplies procurement

  • Robert Candee

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force Service Command
    Formerly command pilot. CG VIIIAFSC May 1942 to 16 October 1943. Retired 30 June 1952.

  • Herman Cary

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    DNB. Crashed in bad wether near Renfrew, Scotland in P-47D # 42-75606. KNO after takeoff in P47#42-75606 flying from Renfrew to Burtonwood on an internal ferrying flight. Crashed at Hartfield, Renfrewshire.

  • William Cassedy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Accident on training flight 27 August 1943 on test flight in Tiger Moth DE930. Suffered back injury upon crash in Lancashire.

  • Jefrfery Christal

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Was attached to the RAF, Sept 43-Mar 44. 969th Guard Sqdrn. Trained RAF in Straffing and Light Bombing. Mar. 44-July 45 ADC BG Goodrich CG, 8th Serv. Command. Was bedridden with heart attack was sent home to the states, to Missing in Action (MIA)mi FL...

  • George Clark

    Military | Pilot
    Ran off the end of the runway during takeoff in P-38J #42-68181 on 14 Feb 1944. RTD.

  • James Corones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    3 December 1943 crashed off South Wales in C-47#42-100511 on flight from Marrakech. Ditched on Bristol Channel. 6 RTD

  • Bernard Crowe

    Military | Captain | Chemical Engineer
    USTAFF

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Aircraft

  • 41-24505 'Quiturbitchin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-E] Bangor 30/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; 6m St Nazaire 22/11/42 BD, in hangar for about a year, constantly raided for spares, before being restored to flying condition, and transferred AFSC end of 1943 as trainer; Returned to...

  • 41-24639 'Careful Virgin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/9/42; Boise 16/9/42; wrecked on landing with broken crankshaft, rep; Cheyenne 11/10/42; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-W] Bassingbourn 29/1/43 and first in group to have AFCE fitted at 2 SAD Lt Staughton 8/3/44; transferred 7/5/44 50+m...

  • 42-29591 'The Shamrock Special'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/1/43; Rapid City 21/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Salina 31/3/43; Memphis 8/4/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-K] Alconbury 22/4/43; 2m, transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-Z] Bassingbourn 16/6/43; AFSC 15/4/44; Returned to the USA...

  • 42-29679 'Ramblin Wreck'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/2/43; Salina 17/2/43; Rapid City 20/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Morrison 28/3/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-F] 29/3/43; 4m transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-A1 then M] Bassingbourn 13/6/43; +24m AFSC 5/4/44; Returned to the USA Lockbourn 4/8/45;...

  • 42-29739 'Wolf Pack' 'The Village Flirt'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-P] Alconbury 15/4/43; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 2m, transferred 369BS/306BG [WW-F] Thurleigh 4/8/43 WOLF PACK; 323BS/91BG [OR-M] Bassingbourn 11/9/43...

  • 42-37760 'Avenger'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 19/8/43; Assigned 532BS/381BG [VE-F] Ridgewell 20/9/43; after 6 missions transferred AFSC, 487BG Lavenham; APH & Azon duties at Knettishall /44. AVENGER.

  • 42-39827

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 13/9/43; Gr Island 1/10/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-G] Thurleigh 24/11/43; transferred AFSC 1/5/44; to Aphrodite Project, detailed Hemmingstadt, Germany 14/9/44, with Lts W. Haller & C. Shinault, bailed out over Suffolk coast, (2...

  • 42-5156 'Lallah V'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 4/10/42; Salina 19/1/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-D/B] Chelveston 1/2/43; transferred AFSC 5/4-9/5/43 and 29/7-12/10/43; 2 Base Air Depot, Lt Staughton 20/3/44; Returned to the USA 8/5/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...

  • 42-5791 'Ruthless'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 31/1/43; Salina 14/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Brookley 27/3/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-E] Horham 19/4/43; 412BS [QW-S]; 5m, transferred AFSC 6/43; on personnel ferry to Southport 29/12/43 with Alden Witt, Co-pilot: Bill Gaffney,...

  • 42-5795 'Skoal'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 31/1/43; Rapid City 16/2/43; Morrison 28/3/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-A] Alconbury 5/4/43; 1m with H.M. Conley 14/5/43; transferred AFSC (92BG?) 4/8/43; 401BS/91BG [LL-B] Bassingbourn 5/9/43; Missing in Action 7m Bremen 26/11/43...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 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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