Julius Henry Almond

Military

Object Number - UPL 54295 - Capt Julius Henry Almond Jr, 365FG.

Assigned to 387FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF. Flew 94 missions over France, Belgium, and Germany. Completed Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: DFC, AM (15OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Post War: Recalled to USAF to train new pilots in San Antonio for Korean War, remained in USAF as civil engineer till retiring as a Lt Colonel in 1972. Director of the Water Department for the City of Oklahoma City until his second retirement in 1984.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Sweet Sue
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 387th Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Fontanay-Sur-Mer
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: RAF Beaulieu
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Brétigny-sur-Orge
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Chièvres Air Base

Events

Event Location Date Description
Enid, OK, USA

Born

Oklahoma City, OK, USA 1922-04-19 Son of Julius and Mary [Beasley] Almond.

Died

Oklahoma City, OK, USA 2012-06-12

Buried

All Souls Church Columbarium Oklahoma City Oklahoma County OK 2012-06-15 All Souls Church Columbarium Oklahoma City Oklahoma County Oklahoma, USA.

Enlisted

Oklahoma, USA Oklahoma

Other

Crashed

Foster Field Dr, Victoria, TX, USA 1942-12-22 Landing Accident Ground Loop Foster Field, TX Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Julius H Almond, 22-Dec-42. AT-6A 41-15962 - 98SEFTSq

Revisions

Date20 Dec 2021 19:39:51
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Date17 Dec 2020 23:41:38
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cleaned up bio

Date22 Jan 2017 22:49:17
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Personal files

Date22 Jan 2017 22:45:44
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Personal files

Date7 Sep 2016 14:14:25
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Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:40
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Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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