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Walter Donald Uffleman

Military

Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. B-24 1-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe. 29-Oct-42 Killed in Service (KIS)

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • William Williams

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset, killing all crew except Sergeant. H. B. Thorpe.

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23712 Ambros

    B-24 Liberator
    29 October 1942, B-24D-1-CO 41-23712 'Ambros' crashed at Porlock Bay, Somerset. ...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania 9 May 1919

Son of Pauline Catherine Uffleman.

Enlisted Harrisburg, PA 27 May 1941

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Based Tafaraoui 1942 – 29 October 1942

Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Porlock Bay, Somerset 29 October 1942
Buried Cambridge American Cemetery 1946

Re-Interred
Cambridge American Cemetery
Coton, Cambs, UK
Plot D Row 1 Grave 50

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2021 15:29:37 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310764007
https://www.fold3.com/image/545271512
https://www.fold3.com/record/83736450/walter-d-uffleman-wwii-army-enlist...
https://www.fold3.com/record/529903287/walter-d-uffleman-american-battle...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56295120/walter-d-uffleman

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2017 10:30:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

Associated media and aircraft from ‘Losses of the US 8th & 9th Air Forces’, Bishop and Hey

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 40 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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