Enlisted USAAF in Dec 41 after training at Wichita Falls, TX sent overseas to Northern Island in 1942, assigned to 7th Air Depot Repair Squadron at Warton. As flight engineer he did fly on some missions too when he moved to a Bomb Group near Bury St. Edmunds. Our records indicate this Repair Squadron was transfereed to the 9th AAF in 1944, from the 8th.
During 1942 to 1945 Warton Aerodrome was Base Air Depot No. 2, Station 582 of the U.S. 8th Air Force. In the three years it was active it processed over 10,000 aircraft and saw over 45,000 aircraft movements. Every type of American aircraft used in the...
|Born||Carrington North Dakota||2 April 1918|
|Died||1 June 1905|
|Buried||Fleetwood, Lancaster, UK|