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Carl J Hooper

Military

2nd Lieutenant Carl J. Hooper was born May 11, 1920. His next of kin were his mother, Velma Hooper, and a sister, Elizabeth Hooper. He was from Saugus, Massachusetts.
On October 12, 1944, he was piloting P-47 tail 44-19847 of the 405th Fighter Group, 509th Fighter Squadron, when downed over Eppelban, Germany.
He is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Saugus.

Service

Units served with

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 509th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Saugus, MA, USA 11 May 1920

2nd Lieutenant Carl J. Hooper was born May 11, 1920. His next of kin were his mother, Velma Hooper, and a sister, Elizabeth Hooper. He was from Saugus, Massachusetts.

Killed in action Germany 12 October 1944

On October 12, 1944, he was piloting P-47 tail 44-19847 of the 405th Fighter Group, 509th Fighter Squadron, when downed over Eppelban, Germany.

Buried Saugus, MA, USA

He is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Saugus.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2015 03:02:06 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

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