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Lee S Ayoub

Military

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-68043 'Connie & Butch Inc.' 'Aboob'

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal A/C of Lt Col George F Ceuleers. Re-assigned to Lt Lee S Ayoub. Transferred to 428FS, 474FG 9AF. Written off 11-May-45 after crash landing Bad Langensalza/R-2, Germany.

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 27 April 1919
Enlisted Fort Bliss, TX, USA 8 July 1941

Fort Bliss
El Paso
Texas
USA

Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK August 1943 – September 1944

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promoted Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 1944

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK September 1944

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Promotion Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK September 1944

Promoted to Captain.

Died 14 August 2005

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 August 2016 22:04:58 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/621195338_lee_ayoub%20%20(1919)/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/90225648_lee_s%20ayoub/details/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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