Peter Kissel Eaton

Military

Assigned to 53FS, 36FG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 53rd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 53rd Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Boston, MA, USA 1942-09-01
Fairfield, CT, USA

Based

Kingsnorth Assigned to 53FS, 36FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Crashed

Kingsnorth, Ashford, UK 1944-06-06 Landing Accident Kingsnorth/Sta 418 Cat 5 damage Lt Peter K Eaton, 6-Jun-44. P-47D 42-76113 - 53FS 36FG 9AF.

Other

Crashed

Kingsnorth, Ashford, UK 1944-07-11 Crashed on Take Off due to Engine Failure Kingsnorth/Sta 418 Cat 3 damage Lt Peter K Eaton, 11-Jul-44. P-47D 42-74718 - 53FS 36FG 9AF.

Born

New Canaan, CT 06840, USA 1924-02-05 Son of Henry Taft and Ina Alice [Kissel] Eaton.

Died

Sarasota County, FL, USA 1990-06-18

Other

Pilot training

Douglas, GA, USA 1943-11-09 Class 1943-J Flight training Graduated 9-Nov-43.

Buried

Barton, VT, USA Welcome O. Brown Cemetery Barton Orleans County Vermont, USA