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Edward H Ellington

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born South Dakota, USA 1919
Lived in Lawrence County, SD, USA 1941
Enlisted Fort Snelling, MN 55417, USA 28 April 1941
1st 57th Fighter Group Combat Tour North Africa July 1942 – September 1943

116 Combat Missions

2nd 57th Fighter Group Combat Tour Grosseto Airport, Via Orcagna 125, 58100 Grosseto GR, Italy November 1944 – May 1945

54 Combat Missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 December 2016 02:51:02 466thHistorian Changes to service number
Sources

http://raf-112-squadron.org/57thfghonor_roll42-43.html

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2016 02:07:19 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

"57th Fighter Group" - Carl Molesworth
Pages 38-39
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=1331904

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