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Leslie C Chavet


Killed in Action (KIA) near Grodzisk in B-17 #4338600


Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 568th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38600

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/8/44; Lincoln 2/9/44; Grenier 6/9/44; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-S] Framlingham 8/9/44; battle damaged Berlin 18/3/45 with Dick Berryman, Lon Norman, Les Chavet, Mike Riley, Norman Dahlin (5 Killed in Action); Albt Lundberg, Jim...


Event Location Date
Born Horton, Kansas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 18 March 1945
Died 18 March 1945


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:43 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13138 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database