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Myron E Kingry

Military

Assigned to 64TCG, 12AF USAAF in North Africa and then Sicily. Transferred to 90TCS, 438TCG, 9AF USAAF. Flew as co-pilot on lead plane on D-Day drop.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Post war: Medically retired from Strategic Air Command USAF in 1957.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-23932

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 90TCS, 438TCG, 9AF USAAF. Damage beyond Economic repair in crash at Midgham, Reading. 10-Apr-44.

Associated Place

  • Greenham Common

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1942 as an Operational Training Unit, it was handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942, and was the 51st Troop Carrier Wing's HQ in 1942. Greenham Common became a Ninth Air Force base in 1943, and was then home to a series of...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alabama, USA 23 March 1918
Enlisted Fort Barrancas, 3182 Taylor Rd, Pensacola, FL 32508, USA 6 March 1941

Fort Barrancas
Florida

Based Dar El Beïda, Algeria 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 64TCG, 12AF USAAF. Maison Blanche, Algeria.

Based Greenham Common 1944 – January 1945

Transferred to 90TCS, 438TCG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Auburn, WA, USA 30 October 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2017 16:19:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/52825827_myron_e%20kingry/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/87658664_myron_e%20kingry/details/
World War II Army Airborne Troop Carriers By David Polk

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