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Kelley C. Westbrook

Military

After moving to A-5 in Normandy, various men from the section, including the entire CNS crew headed by Staff Sgt. Westbrook, left to go on detached service, operating fighter Control Net Systems throughout the battle of France and Belgium. (http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf. p. 344)
K.C. Westbrook hailed from Rodessa, Louisiana in the far Northwestern corner of the state.

Service

People

  • George Hamilton

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Control Net Systems Radio Operator
    85 Line Ave., Cresson, Pa.

  • Walter Weed

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Control Net Systems Radio Operator
    110 Thames St., New London, Connecticut

  • Douglas White

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Radio Mechanic, Army Air Force, 759 | 404th Fighter Group
    Doug was one of nine men in the Control Net System group of the Communications section of the 508th Fighter Squadron, 404th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, United States Army Air Corps. He operated and maintained an SCR-584 Radar Van at RAF Winkton and...

Units served with

  • 508th Fighter Squadron

    508th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    "During one of the many breaks in operations caused by weather, Lieut. Col. Cowart of the 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion introduced to pilots of the [404th FB] Group a radar set known as the SCR-584 (Signal Corps Radio). It had the ability to...

  • 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

    555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

    Battalion
    The Signal Aircraft Warning Battalions that were in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) were US Army Signal Corps units who worked with Army Air Corps Fighter Control Squadrons primarily to direct fighters and fighter-bombers to their targets. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2021 01:22:00 508thRadarMan Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, person associations and unit associations
Sources

http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf. Pp. 218, 344, 346, 349, 385. Accessed 31Jan2021.

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