Charles Calvin Hoffman

Military

Object Number - UPL 25022 - Charles C. Hoffman (radio operator) R W Marelius crew, ETO Nov 1944-May 1945, 381st BG, 534th SQ

Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39209643
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12020569
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier; Togglier; Radar Counter-Measures Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12216647
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19181574 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-206610 (35546542)
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Pittsburgh, PA, USA 1 May 1923 Son of Catherine Hoffman.

Enlisted

Pittsburgh, PA, USA 22 June 1942

Other

Discharged USAAF

25 October 1945 Honourable discharge.
Gainesville, FL, USA 3 January 1953 Married Betty (Davis) 3-Jan-1953 in Pittsburgh, PA. Attended University of Pittsburgh and University of Miami. Attorney.

Died

Gainesville, FL, USA 9 March 2004

Based

Ridgewell Assigned to 534BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date4 Dec 2016 01:02:45
Contributorrepkat
Sources

Marelius crew personal records

Date3 Dec 2016 16:59:05
Contributorrepkat
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Marelius crew personal records

Date1 Dec 2016 01:12:29
Contributorrepkat
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Marelius crew records

Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:30
ContributorAAM
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Assoiciation, March 1999 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Charles Calvin Hoffman: Gallery (10 items)