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Andrew Glass Bycott

Military

He flew on Toy Husband crew. Reported to the ETO on 23 Apr 1943. He was the 45th Officer to complete tour.
Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 546th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #104 dated 25 September 1943.
Transferred from the 546th Bombardment Squadron to the 545th Bombardment Squadron per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #128 dated 25 October 1943.
Placed on detached service with the 92nd Combat Wing per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #158 dated 1 December 1943.

PH, DFC, AM 2OLC

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 368th Bomb Squadron
  • 546th Bomb Squadron

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...

Events

Event Location Date
promoted 23 December 1943

Appointed Captain effective 23 December 1943 per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 30 December 1943.

Transferred 30 December 1943

Transferred to the 94th Combat Bomb Wing effective 30 December 1943 per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 1 January 1944.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2020 14:29:11 bombercommand Changes to middlename, highest rank and unit associations
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Date Contributor Update
26 August 2020 14:24:38 bombercommand Changes to events
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26 August 2020 14:15:09 bombercommand Changes to events
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Date Contributor Update
26 August 2020 14:14:41 bombercommand Changes to events
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Date Contributor Update
22 February 2018 20:59:48 bombercommand Changes to biography
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Date Contributor Update
21 January 2016 19:08:02 bombercommand Changes to biography and place associations
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Date Contributor Update
24 June 2015 02:08:55 bombercommand Changes to service number
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

306th BGA Collection, Russell Strong Index Cards, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=b... / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pic...

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