FRE 316


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Major Earl A. Abbott with wife, Florence Abbott, nee DeLuca. With Colonel Joseph Mason on his left and Lady Joan Paston-Bedingfeld beside him. Possibly at Oxburgh Hall. Major Abbott and Colonel Mason were both pilots with the 328th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group. The Bedingfeld family lived at Oxburgh Hall, near to Bodney air base where the 352nd Fighter Group were stationed. 1943 - 1945.


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Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph L. Mason of the 328th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group. 29 January 1944.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 352nd Fighter Group 33rd Fighter Group 59th Fighter Squadron 324th Fighter Group
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot


Aerial photograph of Bodney airfield, looking south east, the barrack sites are in the top centre of the image, 8 June 1945. Photograph taken by No. 542 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/369. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Royal Air Force Bodney


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