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Marvin J Abts


Assigned from the 39th Service group, Station 113 to the 384th Bombardment Group, 547th Bombardment Squadron effective 3 April 1945 on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #74 dated 5 April 1945.


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 39th Service Group
  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Fountain City, WI, USA 4 January 1923
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 18 January 1943

Residence: Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Private, Branch Immaterial

Died Altoona, WI, USA 7 March 2006

Saint Mary's Cemetery
Fountain City
Buffalo County
Wisconsin, USA


Date Contributor Update
06 January 2017 02:19:45 bombercommand Changes to media associations

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2016 23:45:05 bombercommand Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations