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Francis Bradford Campbell

Military

He entered the service on 30 December 1942 from Portland, Maine. He enlisted as a private; he had two years of high school education, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: “Unskilled lumbermen, raftsmen, and woodchoppers”.
Francis was identified in the 814th MAES Enlisted Personnel picture from Bowman Field, Kentucky.
T/3 Campbell was listed on the orders we have as participating in two 437th TCG resupply and air evacuation flights: 24 June 1944 and 26 August 1944.
We also found a record of his being on an Air Transport Command (ATC) trans-Atlantic evacuation flight in May 1944.

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Ramsbury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...

  • Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born 28 September 1915
Died 3 May 1958

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 July 2020 09:23:31 jaxticotribute Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

The Story of Air Evacuation
NARA AAD
Findagrave
Mission Orders

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