Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Lloyd Vernon New

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 511th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Christchurch

    Military site : airfield
    The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Russell, KS 67665, USA 3 July 1920
Enlisted Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, USA 18 April 1942
Died San Antonio, TX, USA 27 January 2006
Buried Selma, TX, USA 3 February 2006

Mission Retama Burial Park
Selma
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2015 04:03:53 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, events and place associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2014 22:59:39 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and role
Sources

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2014 22:57:53 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE DIARY by Wassom & Brassfield, page 349

Share