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Jacob Tidings Carwile


Assigned to 361FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF, October-1944-December 1944. Transferred HQ Sqn, 67FW 8AF USAAF.

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.


Units served with


Associated Place

  • Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

  • Walcot Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Bought by the Dearden family in 1891, during the Second World War the Hall was used as an RAF operations room remote from conjoined RAF Wittering and RAF Collyweston. From December 1943 the 67th Fighter Wing took over, using the Hall as a command and...


Event Location Date
Born Louisville, Jefferson County, KY 20 June 1922

Son of Argus R and Victoria Carwile.

Enlisted Louisville, KY, USA 17 September 1942

Louisville, Kentucky

Based Martlesham Heath 27 October 1944 – January 1945

Assigned to 361FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed 821 Manston Rd, Ramsgate CT12, UK 9 November 1944

Taxiing Accident RAF Manston Cat 3 damage Lt Jacob T Carwile, 9-Nov-44.

P-47D 42-25505 - 361FS 356FG 8AF

Transferred Walcot Hall, Lydbury North SY7 8AZ, UK 31 December 1944

Transferred HQ Sqn, 67FW 8AF USAAF.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK January 1945

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Wichita, KS 12 April 2020
Buried 16 April 2020

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia


Date Contributor Update
07 June 2021 13:07:32 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, nickname, highest rank, biography, awards, events and place associations

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2017 17:38:00 Lucy May Changes to biography

Brought in sources from duplicate record: Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster from ESCORT The 356th Fighter Group Over Europe 1943-1945 by Kent D. Miller

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2017 18:13:52 Al_Skiff Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2017 18:11:18 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:58 AAM AAM ingest

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list