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Carl F. Royer


Served with the 2016th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon


Units served with

  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 96th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 2016th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

    2016th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

    Activated 1, July 1943, Bradley Field, CO per AAF G.O. #62, 28 June 1943. ...


Event Location Date
Promotion 1 August 1943
Promotion 8 September 1943

Promoted to PFC per Platoon Order No. 2

Promotion 1 July 1944

Promoted to T/5 per SO# 170 per par 5, AAF 123, AP) 558.


Date Contributor Update
17 November 2016 20:30:54 usaeff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency