Walter Theodore Achramowicz

Military

Object Number - UPL 53274 - 1st Lt Walter T Achramowicz, 353FG.

Assigned to 555FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: DFC, AM (8OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 x Battle Stars).

Post war: Walter Achramowicz also went on to serve in the Korean War. He retired from the US Air Force in 1964 with the rank of Major.

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Units served with

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Bures / RAF Wormingford / RFC Wormingford / USAAF Station 159 / Wormingford Landing Ground

Events

Event Location Date Description

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End Tour of Duty (ETD)

England, UK 1945-07-20 Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

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Promotion

Wormingford, Colchester, Essex CO6, UK 1944-10-06 Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

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Transferred

Wormingford, Colchester, Essex CO6, UK 1944-08-02 Transferred to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

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Assigned

Goxhill, Barrow-upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire DN19, UK 1944-07-16 - 1944-08-02 Assigned to 555FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF.

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Transferred

Raydon, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7, UK 1945-07-20 Transferred to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

Born

Ipswich, MA 1922-05-02 Son of Stephen Michael Achramowicz.

Died

1977-04-08

Enlisted

Presque Isle AAF, ME 1942-11-18 Presque Isle AAF, Maine

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Retired

1964-05-31 Retired from USAF.
Ipswich, MA, USA

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Crashed

Pinellas County, FL, USA 1944-05-18 Forced Landing Engine Failure Mech Failure Pinellas AAF Florida Cat 5 damage. 18-May-44. P-51C 42-103722 - RTU.

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Crashed

Japan 1947-09-16 Landing Accident Johnson AB, Japan Cat 4 damage. 16-Sep-47. P-51D 44-72867 - 41FS 35FG

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Crashed

Eglin AFB, FL 32542, USA 1952-05-20 Landing Accident Eglin AFB, Florida Cat 2 damage. 20-May-52. F-86E 51-2842 - 97 FISq 4607 DefWg

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Crashed

Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH 45433, USA 1953-05-02 Take Off Accidents Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio Cat 2 damage. 2-May-53. F-86E 51-2806 - 97FIS.

Buried

Rose Hill Burial Park Oklahoma City Oklahoma County OK 1977-04-11 Rose Hill Burial Park Oklahoma City Oklahoma County Oklahoma, USA

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