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Sebastian J Ramaci

Military

Sebastian (Ben) Ramaci was an armorer on P-47s in the 379th Fighter Squadron while the Fighter Group was stationed first in Wormingford, then Headcorn, England, before heading to France after the D-Day invasion.

In Memoriam

From his daughter:
'He loved his time in England, and in the 379th (and P-47s!), and until he died was always telling stories of his days there.'

Service

Units served with

  • 362nd Fighter Group

    362nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group trained in P-47s and moved to England in November 1943. Arriving earlier than many other Ninth Air Force fighter groups, the pilots main occupation was escort work for heavy bombers. The Group's first mission on 8 February 1944 was one...

  • 379th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Headcorn

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), work on the airfield began in early 1943. It was improved and made ready for USAAF use by adding more aircraft standings and temporary buildings. Accommodation was provided in the form of tents and...

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, NY, USA 1920
Lived in Brooklyn, NY, USA October 1942
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 29 October 1942

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2017 17:18:18 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Correspondence with Sebastian Ramaci's daughter, Lisa Ramaci.

NARA enlistment record:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&tf=F&q=seba...

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