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William J Jarvis


Assigned to 2025th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Overseas Shipment No. 0885-EE, SO#252


Units served with

Associated Place

  • Debach

    Military site : airfield
    Debach was one of the last Eighth Air Force heavy bomber bases to be completed. It was built by the 820th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) between late '43 and early '44. Pronounced locally as 'Deb-idge', the base was built to a class A standard with...


Event Location Date
Born Massachusetts, USA 1915
Enlisted Springfield, MA, USA 16 January 1943
Lived in Hampden County, MA, USA


Date Contributor Update
19 April 2021 08:10:51 Darren Jelley Changes to role, unit associations and place associations

493rd BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2017 19:28:17 usaeff Changes to biography and events

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency;
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:19 AAM AAM ingest

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