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Roy Wesley Amerman


Assigned to 503FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory.


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. ...

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 503rd Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...


Event Location Date
Born Kings County, NY, USA 25 February 1918

Son of John W and Barbara F Amerman.

Assigned Fowlmere, Royston SG8, UK 25 May 1944 – 14 October 1944

Assigned to 503FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promoted Fowlmere, Royston SG8, UK 26 June 1944

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK 14 October 1944

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Dallas, TX, USA 23 August 1994
Buried Waco, TX, USA September 1994

Oakwood Cemetery
McLennan County
Texas, USA.


Date Contributor Update
10 July 2016 17:57:26 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:40 AAM AAM ingest

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list