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Roger George Abalan

Military

Assigned to 381 Serv Sqn, 7PRG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    Based for the majority of their service at Mount Farm, Oxfordshire, the 7th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance) took over three million intelligence photos during the course of 4,251 sorties over occupied Europe. The Group was awarded a Distinguished...

  • 381st Service Squadron

Associated Place

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hartford, CT 3 June 1921

Son of George Roger and Hazel Louise [Pierce] Abalan.

Enlisted 5 November 1941
Based Mount Farm 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 381 Serv Sqn, 7PRG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF October 1945

Honourable discharge.

Enlisted 28 August 1946
Discharged USAF 31 May 1964

Honourable discharge.

Died 29 April 1991
Buried Case Cemetery Burlington, Hartford County, CT May 1991

Case Cemetery
Burlington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2022 19:47:27 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/606502407
https://www.fold3.com/image/192335665
https://www.fold3.com/record/4887824/roger-g-abalan-social-security-deat...
https://www.fold3.com/record/83372444/roger-g-abalan-wwii-army-enlistmen...
https://www.fold3.com/record/629746807/roger-abalan-1921-veterans-affair...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/104667828/roger-g-abalan

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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