Frank G Beatty

Military

Object Number - UPL 23886 - 1st Lt Frank G Beatty 859BS, 492BG, 8AF.

Assigned to 859BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF 5 x missions plus an abort. Transferred to 788BS, 467BG, 8AF USAAF 35 combat missions plus a couple of fuel hauls for Patton. Transferred to 436FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 467th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 579th Bomb Squadron 859th Bomb Squadron 458th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron 858th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Broad+High
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 788th Bomb Squadron 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 859th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Dorothy Kay Special
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 856th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Feudin Wagon
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 788th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

End Tour of Duty (ETD)

England, UK Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

Other

Transferred

Cheddington, UK 1944-08-10 - 1945-03-01 Transferred to 788BS, 467BG, 8AF USAAF.

Based

North Pickenham 1944-07-18 - 1944-08-10 Assigned to 859BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Wattisham, Ipswich IP7, UK 1945-03-01 Transferred to 436FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF.
Ohio, USA

Enlisted

Columbus, OH, USA 1942-08-14

Born

Franklin County, OH, USA

Other

Promotion

North Pickenham, Swaffham PE37, UK Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster supplied by Dave Arnett / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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