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Eldon R Allvin

Military

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Died following Forced Landing due to Engine Failure in P-38H 42-66927 Oxnard Flight Strip, CA, USA. Killed in Training Accident (KIT) 26-Dec-43.

Service

Units served with

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Illinois, USA 13 March 1923
Enlisted Camp St, Dubuque, IA 52003, USA 14 April 1942

Camp Grant
Illinois
USA.

Assigned Oxnard, CA, USA August 1943 – 26 December 1943

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Oxnard, CA, USA 18 November 1943

Structural Failure Oxnard Flight Strip CA, Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Eldon R Allvin, 18-Nov-43.

P-38F 41-2325 - 383FS 364FG.

Killed in Training (KIT) Oxnard, CA, USA 26 December 1943

Killed in Training Accident (KIT) 26-Dec-43. Died following Forced Landing due to Engine Failure in P-38H 42-66927 Oxnard Flight Strip, CA, USA.

Buried Warren, IL 61087, USA 1944

Elmwood Cemetery
Warren
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2016 09:17:21 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography and events
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Allvin&Submit7=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/319133636/?terms=Eldon%20R%20Allvin
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Allvin&GSfn=Eldon&...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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