84th Fighter Squadron

Squadron
Group shot of 84th Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, pilots at Duxford. Summer 1944.

Object Number - FRE 273 - Group shot of 84th Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, pilots at Duxford. Summer 1944. Was Harry T Lay (Pilot) in this Squadron, he was shot...

Connections

See how this entry relates to other items in the archive by exploring the connections below.

Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Duxford

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Welder and Sheet Metal Worker
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Assistant Flight Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: T-190473
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Squadron Engineering Officer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13046554
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Isabel
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Sweet Pea
  • Unit: 406th Fighter Group 495th Fighter Training Group 78th Fighter Group 513th Fighter Squadron 551st Fighter Training Squadron 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Cali Kid
  • Unit: 495th Fighter Training Group 78th Fighter Group 552nd Fighter Training Squadron 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Swede Punkie
  • Unit: 339th Fighter Group 78th Fighter Group 504th Fighter Squadron 84th Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date19 Mar 2015 10:51:05
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:51
ContributorAAM
Sources

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

84th Fighter Squadron: Gallery (118 items)