William Emery McGiffin III

Military
Captain William Emery McGiffin UPL 61709 UPL 61709 Captain William Emery McGiffin
Pilot
340th BG - 787th BS - 12th AF
William Emery McGiffin

Object Number - UPL 61709 - Captain William Emery McGiffin Pilot 340th BG - 787th BS - 12th AF

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Units served with

A B-25 Mitchell (7C) of the 340th Bomb Group, 12th Air Force takes off.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Headquarters
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-25 Mitchell
  • Nicknames: Oh! Kay
  • Unit: 340th Bomb Group 487th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Advanced Landing Ground Alesanie

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Pittsburgh, PA 4 December 1921

Other

Combat Mission

Lavoulte, France 8 June 1944

Other

Combat Mission

St. Tropez, France 8 November 1944

Other

Combat Mission

Avignon, France 8 December 1944

Died

7 June 1984

Buried

Mentor, OH 7 September 1984 Mentor Municipal Cemetery Mentor, Lake County, Ohio, USA PLOT 29

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Capt. William Emery McGiffin III (1921-1984) - Find a Grave Memorial

General Orders #183 - HQ 12th Air Force - 4 October 1944

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