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Edgar Jacob Hauser Jr

Military

Ground Exec Officer of the 351st Fighter Squadron.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME, Korean and UN medal.

Service

People

  • Leonard Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Ordnance and Armament Officer | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Ordnance and Armament Officer between Nov-44 and Jan-45. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Merlin Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot with the 353rd fighter group, 351st fighter squadron | 339th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 504FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Baled out over English Channel, struck tailplane, chute did not open. 30-Mar-45. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM (5OLC), PH.

  • Max Bradbard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Communications Officer | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Henry Carbonneau

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Flew with the 351st Fighter Squadron/353rd Fighter Group based at Raydon, Suffolk, England from 28-May-44 until Nov-44. On 8-Jun-44 Carbonneau shot down an Me109 for his only aerial victory. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harold Chase

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 2 x kills, 1 x damaged [Air]. Credited with 4 x destroyed, 1 x damaged [Ground]. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gordon Compton

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Became squadron C/O after Lt Col Frederick H Lefebre. Compton was a squadron ace with 5 x kills, including the first of two ME262 aerial victories downed on 22 Feb 45 and a second one on 10-Apr-45. Made an emergency...

  • Bruce Eddy

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort to Achmer A/D Germany in P-51D 'Lil Boston Bull' 44-14569. Thought KIA crashed near Krefeld on 21-Mar-45, but later liberated Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13955. ...

  • James Frye

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    On 15 Sept 1943, Frye undershot runway on landing on training flight to Ford at Susses in P-47 #42-8503, RTD. ...

  • Lloyd Hally

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission Nijmegen in P-47 'Angel of Mercy' 42-22523 last seen pursuing a Fw190 down through the overcast over Arnhem. Shot down 21-Sep-44 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 9003. ...

  • Raymond Hartley

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    ex-319FS, 325th FG in Lesina, Italy [Dec-43 - Jun-44]. Assigned to HQ Sqn, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferrred to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 3 x kills, 1 x damaged and 4 destroyed [Grd]. Awards: DFC, AM (24OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 351st Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Raydon

    Military site : airfield
    Although never used as such, Raydon was built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, with three concrete runways, 50 loop and one pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Initially on loan to the Ninth Air Force, it was first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Montgomery, AL, USA 4 April 1915
Enlisted Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA 9 February 1942

Fort McPherson
Atlanta
Georgia

Buried 229 Bell St, Decatur, GA 30030, USA December 2000

Decatur cemetery
Decatur
DeKalb County, GA

Died Decatur, GA 30030, USA 12 December 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2017 12:09:28 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29249836?terms=Edgar%20J%20Hauser
https://www.fold3.com/record/29750433-edgar-j-hauser
https://www.fold3.com/page/87823625-edgar-j-hauser/facts
https://353rdfightergroup.wordpress.com/351st-fs/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89990730/edgar-jacob-hauser

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2017 12:05:11 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, firstname, suffix, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29249836?terms=Edgar%20J%20Hauser
https://www.fold3.com/record/29750433-edgar-j-hauser
https://www.fold3.com/page/87823625-edgar-j-hauser/facts
https://353rdfightergroup.wordpress.com/351st-fs/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89990730/edgar-jacob-hauser

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2017 16:40:51 dwgdallas Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, person associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

From the Personal Collection of Lt. Billy J. Murray

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