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Albert Earl Parsons Sr


Crew Number 25. Assigned to 569BS 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x missions.

Awards: DFC, AM(3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.



Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...


Event Location Date
Born Williamsburg County, SC, USA 1 November 1919

Son of Lewis Andrew and Covan [Haselden] Parsons.

Enlisted Fort Jackson Blvd, Columbia, SC, USA 31 October 1942

Fort Jackson
Columbia, SC.

Based Framlingham 19 March 1944 – 19 July 1944

Assigned to 569BS 390BG, 8AF USAAF.

35 missions

Discharged USAAF 27 October 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Georgetown County, SC, USA 21 February 2012
Buried Columbia, SC 29203, USA March 2012

Andrews Memorial Cemetery, Andrews,
Georgetown County, SC.


Date Contributor Update
08 March 2018 19:49:38 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:04 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /