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Howard Burhanna Jr

Military

Service

Units served with

  • A-26 Combat Evaluation Project Squadron

    A-26 Combat Evaluation Project Squadron

    Squadron
    Eighteen crews were selected from the instructor crews at Barksdale Army Airfield to conduct ETO combat trials of the A-26 Invader. The crews were attached to, but not assigned to the 553rd BS of the 386th BG. While the host units provided logistical...

Associated Place

  • Great Dunmow

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield, two miles north-west of Great Dunmow, was built in 1942-1943 by the US Army's 818th Engineer Battalion (Aviation), alongside British contractors. B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group moved in in September 1943, and in October the Group...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, PA 12 October 1913
Died Fort Bragg, NC 22 January 1969
Buried Raleigh, NC 25 January 1969

Raleigh National Cemetery
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Plot
Section 25, site 246

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2021 03:13:43 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2345/images/40014_18211...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/438284/howard-burhanna

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