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Fred Fuller Kingsbury

Military

Fred was attending Union College in Schenectady New York when he decided to enlist in the Army Air Corps, inspired by his older brother Charles who was serving as a medic in the 5th Army Signal Corps. Fred's father tried to persuade him to remain in school, but Fred was determined to serve his country in wartime as a pilot.

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...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born 21 September 1918
Buried 15 April 1944
Missing in Action (MIA)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 23:35:08 GailMarie Changes to biography
Sources

From the archives of Gail Marie Kingsbury Alford

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 23:31:10 GailMarie Changes to events
Sources

From the archives of Gail Marie Kingsbury Alford

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 23:28:44 GailMarie Changes to events
Sources

From the archives of Gail Marie Kingsbury Alford

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 23:23:57 GailMarie Changes to middlename and awards
Sources

From the archives of Gail Marie Kingsbury Alford

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3891 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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