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Fred Daniel Brent



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...

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th. Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 489th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Beaumont, Texas 7 April 1922
Lived in Pasadena, Texas 30 June 1942

223 Anderson Street

Worked for Houston Shipbuilding Corp.

Combat Mission Pontassieve, Italy 19 May 1944

His 10th Combat mission. He was awarded the oak leaf cluster to his Air Medal

Combat Mission Verona, Italy 4 June 1944

His 15th combat mission. He was awarded a 2nd oak leaf cluster to his Air Medal

Died Port Neches, Texas 1 May 1992
Buried Port Neches, Texas 4 May 1992

Oak Bluff Memorial Park
Port Neches, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
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Date Contributor Update
28 September 2021 02:03:19 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
General Orders #183 - HQ 12th Air Force - 4 October 1944