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 Headquarters (492nd Bomb Group) 859th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Columbus, OH, USA 14 August 1942

Based

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

Other

Transferred

Cheddington, UK 10 August 1944 - 1 March 1945 Transferred to 788BS, 467BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Wattisham, Ipswich IP7, UK 1 March 1945 Transferred to 436FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

End Tour of Duty (ETD)

England, UK Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).
Ohio, USA

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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