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John J Beyer

Military

Service

People

  • Lawrence Banfield

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group

  • Henry Eslin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 34th Bomb Group

  • Bernard Flanigan

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 34th Bomb Group

  • Edgar Garneau

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bomber Co-Pilot/Fighter Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    February 1945-April 1945; former bomber pilot.

  • Robert Hoban

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 34th Bomb Group

  • Erwin Medart

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 34th Bomb Group

  • Willard Stelling

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group

  • Rolly West

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 34th Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-52767 'My Gal Eileen'.

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Units served with

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 391st Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Events

Event Location Date
Based Cluntoe 26 May 1944

attached to the 2nd Replacement and Training Squadron for combat crew training

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2019 21:23:59 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Special Orders Number 142 - HQ Army Air Force Station AAF 238 - 26 May 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 34th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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