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376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group in the Pilots' Room, Little Walden. Nov. 1944. Left to right from rear: William Butler, Allen Chalmers, David Overholt, Robert Ward, Robert Volkman, George Vanden Heuvel, Victor Petrone, Walter Kozicki, James Smith, Jay Ruch, Clarence Sullivan, Strother MacMinn, Robert Myers, Kenneth Scott, William Young, John Duncan (Acting CO), Howard Lane, Will Butts, Delmar Ford, Francis Murray, Bernie Bell, Derald Hatcher, William Brock, Victor Bocquin, Herbert Spencer, Raymond Schrup, Harold Mitchell, Claude Hanley, James Coe, Roy Webb, Edmund Gaillot, Warren Clark, Lewis Chadwick, Duane Grounds, William Beyer, William Sykes, Norman Smith, Donald Woodward, Claire Chennault, John Bricker, Francis Davison, Robert Hobbs and Harry Chapman.
Museum object reference no. BAM_0353

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  • Bernard Bell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Assistant Engineering Officer
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Staff Sergeant. Assistant Engineering Officer. As a Master Sergeant, received a field promotion to 2nd Lieutenant, later promoted to 1st Lieutenant. End of War. Awards: DSC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Beyer

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot
    Trained as gunner, joined glider pilot program, and then assigned to Air Cadet training. Assigned to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Detached Service with 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron. Re-assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF....

  • Victor Bocquin

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot / Flight Commander
    Assigned to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 5 x kills, including 3 x Fw190's in a day. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). ...

  • John Bricker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 4 kills. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Brock

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 555FTS, 496FTG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Will Butts

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot

  • Lewis Chadwick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down in P-51C 42-103350 Nijmegen area ...

  • Allen Chalmers

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harry Chapman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited 3 x kills [1 x Me262]. Awards: LOM, DFC (OLC), AM (18OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Remained in USAF rising to Brigadier General and retiring 1-Jul-74.

  • Claire Chennault

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 376FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Date Contributor Update
27 October 2015 15:32:40 K Flynn Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
22 October 2015 15:47:30 K Flynn Created entry with collection and caption
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Information provided by Bottisham Airfield Museum

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