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Samuel Fair Marshall

Military

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.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Woodchurch

    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...

Events

Event Location Date
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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2020 10:03:01 jmrrey Changes to service number and events
Sources

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)

Date Contributor Update
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
Sources

Correspondence with Becky Marshall-Hanna, Sam Marshall's daughter.

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