Leonard Byster

Military

Object Number - UPL 31129 - Orrin Merrill Crew 388th BG - 562nd BS B-17G-65-BO #43-37642 Standing Left to Right" Frank Dykty (FE), Irwin W. Boxer (TOG), Cornelius H....

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14053986 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-823433
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Jamaica Ginger
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
An airman of the 388th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8146).
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Chicago, IL, USA 2 July 1942

Other

388th BG Combat Tour

Knettishall, Diss IP22 2TH, UK 17 October 1944 - 5 April 1945
Cook County, IL, USA

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:33
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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