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John Frederick Adair



Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force

    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 97th Bomb Squadron

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Born Lewisville, AR 21 March 1913
U.S. Marine Enlistment Shanghai, China 1937 – 1939

Served in the U.S. Marines in China

Based Hamilton AAF, Novato, CA 7 December 1941

Serving as a gunner with the 19th BG

Died Fresno, CA 28 January 2010
Buried Fresno, CA 31 January 2010

Belmont Memorial Park
Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA


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23 January 2021 02:25:20 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations

"47th Bomb Group" - Turner Publishing, page 68