74th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Fulbeck 7 October 1943

Based

Welford 10 December 1943

Based

Fulbeck 10 January 1944

Based

Aldermaston 3 March 1944

Based

Mourmelon

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Copilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-789618
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Squadron Commander
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-809459
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: C-47 Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Nicknames: Placid Lassie
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron
A C-47 Skytrain nicknamed "Mary Co-Ed II" of the 434th Troop Carrier Group. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group .
  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Nicknames: Mary Co-Ed II
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 74th Troop Carrier Squadron

Revisions

Date3 Sep 2019 09:58:35
ContributorEmily
Sources

Combat Squadron of the Air Force, World War II

74th Troop Carrier Squadron Unit History, Bangor Public Library

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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)