Ernest Douglas Tibbets

Military
media-16493.jpeg UPL 16493 Picture from 404th FG's combat history T W James collection

Associated to Ernest/Earnest Tibbets from image annotation.

Object Number - UPL 16493 - Picture from 404th FG's combat history

Ernest Tibbets served as a pilot with the 404th Fighter Group.

He was Killed in Action on 8 December 1944. See Missing Air Crew Report (MACR) 10830.

Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 16 Oak Leaf Clusters.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: My Mozelle, My Lady June
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 508th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Southern comfort 3
  • Unit: 404th Fighter Group 508th Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Brétigny-sur-Orge

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Red Springs, Texas, USA 20 November 1917

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Werl, Germany 8 December 1944

Born

Plainview, TX 79072, USA Exact dates not yet known

Buried

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium Add to Map Plot Plot A; Row 13; Grave 4

Revisions

Date8 Dec 2022 12:10:51
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Date22 Apr 2019 20:30:29
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Date22 Apr 2019 20:29:17
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Date10 Jan 2017 20:08:50
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Texas, Birth Certificates

Date11 Jun 2015 19:32:25
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TW James

Date11 Jun 2015 11:52:24
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