316th Troop Carrier Group

Group
A C-47 Skytrain (serial number 42-24269) of the 316th Troop Carrier Group at Goxhill. Handwritten on reverse: ''44. Goxhill. Douglas C-47 - 224269. 316th Troop Carrier Group.'

Object Number - FRE 3386 - A C-47 Skytrain (serial number 42-24269) of the 316th Troop Carrier Group at Goxhill. Handwritten on reverse: ''44. Goxhill. Douglas C-47 - 224269....

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Cottesmore 15 February 1944

Other

Assigned 9th Air Force

Other

Assigned 12th Air Force

Other

Assigned 9th Air Force

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group 44th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group 44th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group 44th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group 44th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group 44th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32077266
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 316th Troop Carrier Group

Revisions

Date7 Jun 2021 12:06:30
ContributorEmily
Date14 Sep 2018 03:12:04
Contributor72stick
Sources

Brian Rowlison contributor, Father’s unit motto for the 316th Troop Carrier Group

Date11 Dec 2014 10:39:39
ContributorLucy May
Date10 Dec 2014 17:15:21
ContributorLucyMM
Sources

Added the dates that the Group were stationed at Cottesmore.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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