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Garnet Alfred Chouinard


Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. John Kelly crew. 33 x combat mission.

Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.



  • John Kelly

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to the 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Berlin, NH 28 June 1924
Enlisted Manchester, NH 14 September 1942

Manchester, New Hampshire

Based Grafton Underwood February 1944 – June 1944

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Grafton Underwood, UK 6 March 1944

Promoted to Sgt 6-Mar-44.

Promotion Grafton Underwood, UK 24 March 1944

Promoted to S/Sgt 24-Mar-44.

Died West Rutland, VT 8 July 1998
Buried Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, Rutland County, VT 11 July 1998

Evergreen Cemetery
Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont