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John H Aubin

Military

Assigned from the 495th Fighter Training Group to the 443rd Sub-Depot effective 16 March 1945 on AAF Station Special Orders #59 dated 17 March 1945.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 443rd Sub-Depot
  • 495th Fighter Training Group

    495th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    The 495th Fighter Training Group, which operated in England from December 1943, trained P-47 Thunderbolt pilots. These pilots, who had received the basic training in the USA would be assigned to a training group to practise ETO operational procedures...

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1907
Enlisted Rutland, VT, USA 21 August 1942

Residence: Chittenden, Vermont
Private, Branch Immaterial

Died Vermont, USA 1969

Burial:
Resurrection Park Cemetery
South Burlington
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2016 02:30:56 bombercommand Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=8491

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27002238

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