Lewis William Chick Jr

Military

Lt Col USAF retired AAC-AAF-USAF 1937- 1958

ETO Jan 1943 - Dec 1943 (4th FG & 355th FG)

MTO Dec 1943 - July 1944

CO 317th FS 325th FG

6 air kills (all ME-109s) while flying P-47D s/n 42-76021 #10 "Rocky"

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Rocky
  • Unit: 325th Fighter Group 317th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Dallas, TX, USA 31 March 1917

Other

Crashed

555 E. Street East, JBSA Randolph, TX 78150, United States 28 July 1937 Landing Accident Ground Loop Randolph Field, TX Cat 5 damage Lt Lewis W Chick Jr, 28-Jul-37. PT-3A 29-67 - 53SchSq

Other

Crashed

Ancon, Urb. Parque Corporativo , (Antigua Avenida Gaillard) Local 601, Ave. Omar Torrijos No.60, Panamá, Panama 22 December 1941 Landing Accident due to Mech Failure Albrook Field, CZ Cat 4 damage Capt Lewis W Chick Jr, 22-Dec-41. P-40C 41-1350 - 24PS 16PG

Other

4th FG Combat Tour

Debden, Saffron Walden CB11, UK 21 January 1943 - 22 April 1943

Other

355th FG Combat Tour

Steeple Morden, Royston SG8, UK 7 October 1943 - 3 December 1943

Other

325th FG Combat Tour

71010 Lesina FG, Italy 3 December 1943 - 29 March 1944 6 Victories

Other

Crashed

Portland International Airport (PDX), 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218, USA 11 December 1944 Take Off Accident Portland AAF, OR Cat 3 damage Maj Lewis W Chick Jr, 11-Dec-44 C-47B 43-49521 - 432BU

Other

Crashed

Bangor International Airport, 287 Godfrey Blvd, Bangor, ME 04401, USA 8 January 1948 Take Off Accident due to Engine Failure Dow Field, ME Cat 4 damage Maj Lewis W Chick Jr, 8-Jan-48. P-84B 45-59541 - 48FS 14FG

Died

Blanco, TX 78606, USA 14 November 1999

Revisions

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Contributorfugari
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Sources

JCook Photo Collection & Archives

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ContributorLucy May
ChangesChanges to biography
Sources

1996 355TH FG Assoc. Directory / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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Contributor466thHistorian
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Sources

Chris Brassfield

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Contributor466thHistorian
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