Sam Marshall flew 110 missions as part of the 411th Fighter Squadron of the 373rd Fighter Group. He completed two tours of duty. He was awarded the Air Medal with 14 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Silver Star.
Military site : airfield
An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...
|Born||Savannah, GA, USA||3 December 1918|
|Enlisted||Hunter Army Airfield||2 April 1942|
As an aviation cadet
|Graduated in the class of 43-H||Moore Field Road, Mission, TX 78573, USA||1943|
|Assigned to the 373rd Fighter Group, 411th Fighter Squadron||September 1943|
At Westover Field, Massachusetts
|Departed for overseas service||March 1944|
|Died||15 August 1997|
|24 March 2020 10:03:01||jmrrey||Changes to service number and events|
Army Serial Number and Enlistment date found in record from the US National Archives - Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
|20 July 2015 18:12:53||Lucy May||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations|
Correspondence with Becky Marshall-Hanna, Sam Marshall's daughter.