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Boyd Bate Cooper

Military

Assigned to 330BS, 98BG, 8AF USAAF.

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. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hardeman County, TN 4 April 1910

Son of L B Cooper.

Enlisted Fort Oglethorpe, GA 17 February 1942

Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Based 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 330BS, 98BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 15 January 1989
Buried Ramer Cemetery Middleton, Hardeman County, TN 18 January 1989

Ramer Cemetery
Middleton, Hardeman County, Tennessee

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2021 21:29:39 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/684975633
https://www.fold3.com/record/87814574/boyd-b-cooper-wwii-army-enlistment...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/184307684/boyd-b-cooper

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / roster

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