John Frederick Simpson

Military

Object Number - UPL 57824 - Sgt John F. Simpson, 357FG.

Assigned to 362FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Texas Ranger
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 362nd Fighter Squadron

Places

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

3 January 1922 Son of Frank R. and Louise B. [Skinner] Simpson.

Enlisted

Camp Blanding, FL 14 September 1942 Camp Blanding, Florida

Died

26 January 2011

Buried

Riverside Memorial Park Jacksonville, Duval County, FL 29 January 2011 Riverside Memorial Park Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

Based

Leiston Assigned to 362FS, 357FG, 8AF USAAF.

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